Professor Tom Farrell – Publications

  1. Owen P, Farrell T, Steyn W (1995). Umbilical cord blood gas analysis; a comparison of two simple methods of sample storage. Early Hum. Develop. 42; 67-71.

  2. Gupta JK, Cave M, Lilford RJ, Farrell T, et al (1995). Clinical significance of fetal choroid plexus cysts. Lancet 346; 724-729.

  3. Farrell T, Mires GJ, Owen P, Patel NB (1995). The influence of interpretation on the value of the routine labour admission CTG in the low risk obstetric population. J Obstet. Gynaecol. 15; 161-164.

  4. Wijngaarden WJ, Sahota DS, James DK, Symonds M, Farrell T et al (1996). Improved intrapartum surveillance with PR interval analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram (FECG) – II A randomised trial showing a reduction in fetal blood sampling. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 174; 1295-1299.

  5. Farrell T, Owen P (1996). The significance of extra-chorionic membrane separation in threatened abortion. Br. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 103; 926-928.

  6. Farrell T, Owen P, Thomson M (1996). Clinical and cost-beneft implications of the introduction of Mifepristone in mid-trimester termination of pregnancy. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 16; 192-193.

  7. Farrell T, Owen P, Harrold A (1996). Fetal movements following intrapartum maternal opiate administration. Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 23; 144-146.

  8. Owen P, Harrold AJ, Farrell T (1997). Fetal size and growth velocity in the prediction of intrapartum Caesarean section for fetal distress. Br. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 104; 445-449.

  9. Farrell T, Nwosu CR. (1997). Compliance with the periconceptual folic acid guidelines. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 17, 3: 253-254.

  10. Farrell T, Mires GJ, Howie PW. (1997). A prospective evaluation of the value of intrapartum biophysical and Doppler parameters in identifying the compromised fetus. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 17, 5: 452-456.

  11. Farrell T, Seaton L, Owen P (1998). Evaluation of fetal movements as an early labour admission test in low risk pregnancy. Clin. & Exper Obstet Gynaecol. 25; 23-25.

  12. Farrell T, Jones N, Owen P (1998). Audit of record keeping following operative vaginal delivery. Health Bulletin, Scottish Office Vol. 56; 718-720.

  13. Farrell T, McLellan A. (1998). Evidence of growth restriction in unexplained stillbirth. J Obstet Gynaecol. 18; 548-549.

  14. Farrell T, Chien P, Mires GJ (1998). The reliability of the detection of an early diastolic notch with uterine artery Doppler velocimetry. Br J Obstet Gynaecol; 105; 1308-1309.

  15. Farrell T, Chien P, Gordon A (1999). Intrapartum umbilical artery doppler velocimetry is a poor predictor of adverse perinatal outcome: a systematic review. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 106; 783-793.

  16. Farrell T, Jones T, Owen P, Baird A (1999). The significance of an insufficient pipelle sample in the investigation of postmenopausal bleeding. Acta Obstet Gynaecol Scand 78; 810-12.

  17. Taylor G, Mires GJ, Abel EW, Tsantis S, Farrell T, Chien PFW, Liu Y (2000). The development and validation of an algorithm for computerised fetal heart monitoring. Br J Obstet Gynaecol: 107; 1130-37.

  18. Farrell T, Leslie J, Chien P, Augustson P (2001). The reliability and validity of 3 dimensional volume measurements using an in-vitro balloon and in-vivo uterine model. Br J Obstet Gynaecol : 108; 573-582.

  19. Farrell T, Owen P, Leslie J (2000). Accuracy and significance of prenatal diagnosis of single umbilical artery at the routine second trimester anomaly scan. Ultrasound in Obstet Gynaecol: 16:667.

  20. Farrell T, Dawson T (2001). The association of uterine artery doppler with pregnancy outcome in women with antiphospholipid syndrome. Acta Obstet Gynaecol Scand: 80; 609-610.

  21. Farrell T, Neale L, Cundy T (2002). Congenital anomalies in the offspring of women with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 19; 322-6.

  22. Farrell T, Holmes R, Stone P (2002). The effect of body mass index on 3 methods of fetal weight estimation. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 109; 651-657.

  23. Owen P, Farrell T, Khan K, Hardwick J (2002). Do customised birthweight centiles identify infants with evidence of intrauterine growth restriction in a low risk population? Ultra Obstet Gynaecol 20(1); 61-63.

  24. Owen P, Farrell T, Hardwick JCR, Khan KS (2002). Relationship between customised birthweight centiles and neonatal anthrpometric features of growth restriction. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 109; 658-662.

  25. Farrell T, Cairns M, Leslie JR (2003). The reliability and validity of 2 methods of 3D cervical volume measurements. Ultra Obstet Gynaecol 22; 49-52.

  26. Somanathan N, Farrell T, Galimberti A (2003). A comparison between 24 hour and 2 hour urine collection for the determination of proteinuria. J Obstet Gynaecol 23; 378-380.

  27. Owen P, Murphy J, Farrell T (2003). Is there a relationship between estimated fetal weight and umbilical artery Doppler impedance indices? Ultra Obstet Gynaecol 22; 157-159.

  28. Farrell T, Chan K, Fraser (2004). Validity of fetal weight estimation in diabetic pregnancy. Acta Obstet Gynaecol Scand; 83; 1065.

  29. Farrell T, Chan K, Fraser R (2004). Are customised birthweight centiles of value in women with impaired glucose tolerance or gestational diabetes. J Obstet Gynaecol 14; 838.

  30. Saha TK, Amer SA, Biss J, Thakare H, Williams S, Farrell T, Calvert J (2004). The validity of transvaginal ultrasound measurement of endometrial thickness: a comparison of ultrasound measurement with direct anatomical measurement. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 111; 1419-1424.

  31. Farrell T, Owen P, Kernaghan D, Ola B, Bruce C, Fraser R (2007). Can ultrasound fetal biometry predict fetal hyperinsulinaemia at delivery in pregnancy complicated by maternal diabetes? Eur J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol 131 (2): 146-150.

  32. Kernaghan D, Ola B, Fraser RB, Farrell T, Owen P (2007). Fetal size and growth velocity in the prediction of the large for gestational age (LGA) infant in a glucose impaired population. Eur J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol 132 (2): 189-192.

  33. Mukhopadhyay A, Farrell T, Fraser RB, Ola B (2007). Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion vs intensive conventional insulin therapy in pregnant diabetic women; a systematic review and metanalysis of randomised controlled trials. Am J Obstet Gynaecol 197: 447-456.

  34. Kernaghan D, Farrell T, Hammond P, Owen P (2008). Fetal growth in women managed with insulin pump therapy compared to conventional insulin. Eur J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol: 137; 47-49.

  35. Kernaghan D, Farrell T, Ola B, Owen P (2009). Fetal size and growth velocity in the prediction of shoulder dystocia in a glucose impaired population. Eur J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol: 144: 185-6.

  36. Lanvanya T, Cohen M, Ghandi SV, Farrell T, Whitby EH (2009). A case of Dandy walker variant: the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach using complementary tecniques to obtain accurate diagnostic information. Br J Radiol: 81; 242-245.

  37. Mantakas A, Farrell T (2010). The influence of increasing BMI in nulliparous women on pregnancy outcome. Eur J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol: 153; 43-46.

  38. Dhulkotia JS, Ola B, Fraser R, Farrell T (2010). Oral hypoglycaemic agents agents vs insulin in management of gestational diabetes: a systematic review and metaanalysis. Am J Obstet Gynaecol: 203; 457.

  39. Cohen M, Karaman I, Squier W, Farrell T, Whitby E (2011). Recurrent pseudo-TORCH appearances of the brain presenting as ‘Dandy-Walker’ malformation. Paed Devel Path 15; 45-49.

  40. Gandhi P, Farrell T (2011). Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) screening in morbidly obese pregnant women. Euro J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol: 159, 329-322.

  41. Gandhi P, Bustani R, Madhuvrata P, Farrell T (2012). Introduction of metformin for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in clinical practice: Has it had an impact. Euro J Obstet Gynaecol Reprod Biol: 160; 147-150.

  42. Palmer J, Innamaa A, Tidy J, Farrell T (2012). Cervical screening & colposcopy services in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. SCAN : 23; 4-7.

  43. Innamaa A, Farrell T, Palmer J (2012). Setting up a colposcopy service in Makelle, Ethiopia. Membership Matters (RCOG) : 2; 8-9.

  44. Critchley M, Kenyon C, Farrell T (2012). Setting up an emergency obstetric training programme in Makelle, Ethiopia. Membership Matters (RCOG): 2; 9-11.

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I recently had a hysterectomy, Mr Farrell was available to provide me with advice by telephone, even when I went home. Yvonne (Sheffield)