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Dr Robert Henry Briggs

Consulant Radiologist

 Has Peer Reviewed several Journal Publications;

Briggs RH, Chowdhury FU, Lodge JPA, Scarsbrook AF. Clinical impact of FDG PET-CT in patients with potentially operable metastatic colorectal cancer. Clin Radiol, Dec 2011: 66(12):1167-1174 Citations : 16

Briggs RH, Rowbotham E, Johnstone A, Chalmers A. Provisional Reporting of  Polytrauma CT by Radiology Registrars. Is it Safe? Clin Radiol, Aug 2010: 65(8), 616-22. Citations :11

Lowe AS, et al (Briggs RH). Multicentre survey of radiologically inserted gastrostomy feeding tube (RIG) in the UK. Clin Radiol, Sep 2012: 67(9):843-54

Gunendran T, Briggs RH, Wemyss-Holden GD, Neilson D. Does Increasing Hydrostatic Pressure "Bag Squeeze" During Flexible Cystoscopy Improve Patient Comfort: A Randomized, Controlled Study. Urology, Jun 2008: 72(2) 255-8.

Was also a contributing author in the Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging alongside M.J Darby, D. Barron and R.E. Hyland.

  • Department: Radiology
  • Speciality: Radiology
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Special interests: MRI and CT scanning.
  • Secretary: Radiology Secretaries
  • Training: University of Manchester Medical School, Leeds and West Yorkshire Specialist Radiology Training CCST level and Royal College of Radiologists London FRCR.
  • Qualifications: MBChB, BSc (Hons), FRCR
  • Date added to the specialist register: July 2010
  • Training role: Clinical supervisor.

Contact Information

Address: Radiology Department , University Hospital of North Durham

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital