Ankur Thapar FEBVS, FRCS, PhD, FHEA, PGCE is a consultant vascular and renal access surgeon and honorary clinical senior lecturer in surgery.
His academic interests are interventions for carotid disease, post-thrombotic syndrome and remotely supervised exercise for intermittent claudication.
He is a member of the international multi-specialty carotid expert group FACTCATS.
His clinical work and trial recruitment is at the Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust.
NIHR HTA CHAPS multicentre randomised controlled trial £900k
European Board of Vascular Surgery 2021 exam Gold Medal
Nott Foundation Prize for Humanitarian Surgical Training 2017
European Federation of Ultrasound Medicine and Biology Young Investigator 2012
UK Venous Forum Travelling Fellow 2011
London Surgical Symposium Overall Winner 2011
Royal College of Surgeons Mary Dunhill Fellow 2010-2012
Circulation Foundation Mary Davies Award 2010
Machin M, Liu C, Coupland A, Davies A H, Thapar A
Systematic review of cyanoacrylate glue to prevent surgical site infection
Int Wound J 2019
Milinis K, Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Coupland A, Davies A H
International Delphi Consensus on antithrombotic therapy after deep venous stenting
Skervin A, Thapar A, Franchini A, Shalhoub J, Davies A H
Systematic review of the role of graduated compression stockings in the prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome
Munster A, Franchini A, Qureshi M, Thapar A, Davies A H
Temporal trends in the safety of carotid endarterectomy in asymptomatic patients
Haddow J, Aggarwal D, Walshe M, Thapar A, Hardman J, Wilson J, Oshowo A, Mukhtar H
Improving the diagnostic stage of the suspected colorectal cancer pathway: a quality improvement project
Dharmarajah B, Thapar A, Salem J, Lane T, Leen E, Davies A H
Impact of risk scoring on decision making in symptomatic moderate carotid atherosclerosis
Thapar A, Jenkins H, Mehta A, Davies A H
Clinical review: carotid atherosclerosis
Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Dharmarajah B, Davies A H
Should we stop testing for asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis?
Why Calls for More Routine Carotid Stenting Are Currently Inappropriate:
An International, Multispecialty, Expert Review and Position Statement
Stroke. 2013 Apr;44(4):1186-90.
Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Averkiou M, Mannaris C, Davies A H, Leen E
Dose dependent non-linear artefact in the far wall of the carotid artery with dynamic contrast enhanced ultrasound
Khan U, Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Davies A H.
Risk of rupture of intracranial aneurysms during carotid revascularisation
J Vasc Surg. 2012 Dec;56(6):1739-47
Kasvisvanathan V, Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Dharmarajah B, Davies K, Davies A H.
Periprocedural outcomes after surgical revascularisation and stenting for post-radiotherapy carotid stenosis
J Vasc Surg. 2012 Oct;56(4):1143-52
Jayasooriya G, Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Davies A H
Silent cerebral events in asymptomatic carotid stenosis
Bouri S, Thapar A, Shalhoub J, Jayasooriya G, Fernando A, Franklin I, Davies A H
Hypertension and the post-carotid endarterectomy cerebral hyper perfusion syndrome
et al., 2022, Total endoluminal repair of aorto-oesophageal fistula, Bmj Case Reports, Vol:15
et al., 2021, Compression hosiery to avoid post-thrombotic syndrome (CHAPS) protocol for a randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN73041168), Bmj Open, Vol:11, ISSN:2044-6055
et al., 2017, History of Aneurysmal Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Stroke, Vol:48, ISSN:0039-2499, Pages:E280-E283
Thapar A, davies AH, 2017, Re: Endovascular Stroke Treatment of Acute Tandem Occlusion: A Single-Center Experience., Jvir: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vol:28, ISSN:1051-0443, Pages:1288-1289
et al., 2016, Pharmacological adjuncts for chronic venous ulcer healing: a systematic review, Phlebology, Vol:31, ISSN:1433-3031, Pages:356-365