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Nick is an Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology Consultant at Imperial College Hospital NHS Trust in London.
Following a Biochemistry degree at Imperial College, Nick worked in the City for Credit Lyonnaise Rouse before taking up full-time training with the British Olympic Rowing Team.
After this break from work, he went on to study medicine, qualifying from Cambridge in 1997.
Nick completed surgical training at St George's Hospital, then transferred to St Mary's Hospital for radiology training with an Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Charing Cross, where he became a Consultant in 2008.
At Imperial he has focused on developing new services: Prostate Artery Embolization, fenestrated EVAR, venous stenting, and more recently Musculoskeletal Embolization for chronic tendon and joint pain.
He leads the Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE) service at Imperial and was the UK-ROPE Study primary operator in his department and also performed the first robotic PAE in the UK. Nick works closely with his Urology colleagues to offer the full range of treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Areas of interest
Prostate Artery Embolisation (PAE); testicular varicocele Embolisation, Uterine Fibroid Embolisation (UFE), deep venous disease treatment; peripheral arterial disease, pevlic congestion syndrome; arterial and venous angioplasty and stenting, venous access (Portacaths, PICC and Hickman lines); aortic aneurysm; EVAR; FEVAR; TEVAR; vascular imaging including angiography, CT angiography, MRA; uro-radiology including nephrostomy, ureteric stents and PCNL; Image guided biopsy and drainage including Pleurex longterm drains; prostate imaging.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology Consultant, Imperial College Hospital NHS Trust
Prostate Artery Embolization
Musculoskeletal Embolization for chronic tendon and joint pain
Efficacy and safety of prostate artery embolization for benign prostatic hyperplasia: an observational study and propensity-matched comparison with transurethral resection of the prostate (the UK-ROPE study). Ray AF, Powell J, Speakman MJ, Longford NT, DasGupta R, Bryant T, Modi S, Dyer J, Harris M, Carolan-Rees G, Hacking N. BJU Int. 2018 Apr 12.
(Primary operator and contributor at the Imperial Registry site)
Operative and 1-Year Outcomes of the Custom-Made Fenestrated Anaconda Aortic Stent Graft-A UK Multicenter Study. Colgan FE, Bungay PM, Burfitt N, Hatrick A, Clarke MJ, Davies AH, Jenkins M, Gerrard D, Quarmby JW, Williams R. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jun 12
Long-term results of intra-arterial onyx injection for type II endoleaks following endovascular aneurysm repair. Ribé L, Bicknell CD, Gibbs RG, Burfitt N, Jenkins MP, Cheshire N, Hamady M. Vascular. 2017 Jun;25(3):266-271.
Belgian single center experience in the treatment of juxta and suprarenal aneurysms with fenestrated endografts ." (the "Work"), by, Debing E, Burfitt N, Vanhulle A Accepted by Annals of Surgery
Renal injury management in an urban trauma centre and implications for urological training.
McPhee M, Arumainayagam N, Clark M, Burfitt N, DasGupta R.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Apr;97(3):194-
Experience with a novel custom-made fenestrated stent graft in the repair of juxtarenal and type IV thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
Rolls AE, Jenkins M, Bicknell CD, Riga CV, Cheshire NJ, Burfitt N, Hamady M.
J Vasc Surg. 2014 Mar;59(3):615-22.
Embolization of uterine arteriovenous malformations in patients with gestational trophoblastic tumors: a review of patients at Charing Cross Hospital, 2000-2009.
McGrath S, Harding V, Lim AK, Burfitt N, Seckl MJ, Savage P.
J Reprod Med. 2012 Jul-Aug;57(7-8):319-24.
Total preservation of patency and valve function after percutaneous pharmacomechanical thrombolysis using Trellis®-8 system for an acute extensive deep venous thrombosis. Wormold A, Lane T, Herbert P, Ellis M, Burfitt N, Franklin I. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 Mar;94(2):e103-5.
Initial experience with a new fenestrated stent graft.
PM Bungay, N Burfitt, K Sritharan, L Muir, SL Khan, MC De Nunzio, MK Lingam. & AH Davies.
J Vasc Surg. 2011 Dec;54(6):1832-8. Epub 2011 Sep 29.
Hydronephrosis after coil embolization of internal iliac artery aneurysms.
Metcalfe MJ, Hanna MS, Gill S, Burfitt NJ, Mitchell AW, Franklin IJ.
Journal of Vascular Surgery 2010 Apr; 21(4):571-3
- Biochemistry BSc Hons Imperial College 1989
- MB BChir (Medicine) Cambridge Unversity 1997
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
- FRCR Royal College of Radiologists 2006
- Prostate Artery Embolization Workshop St Louis Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal 2014
Reference number 4481670
Details of entry to specialist register
- Clinical Radiology, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR)
Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE)
- 20 Devonshire PlaceLONDONW1G 6BW
- 09:00 - 19:00
- 020 8971 8000
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