I have undertaken specific training in both reconstructive cancer surgery and cosmetic breast surgery. I have an active research portfolio and published over 22 articles. 

I have undertaken specific training in both reconstructive cancer surgery and cosmetic breast surgery. I have an active research portfolio and published over 22 articles. 

 Publications 

C Kirwan, W Al Sarakbi, HY Chan, AM Thompson, GC Wishart. “Tumour bed localisation for targeted breast radiotherapy: Compliance is proportional to trial-related research activity: Tumour bed clip localisation in breast radiotherapy. ” Eur J Surg Oncol 2014 Feb;40(2):158-62. ( on the behalf of the IMRORT trialists group) LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24373297 
Wazir U, Al Sarakbi W, Jiang W, Mokbel K. Evidence of an autocrine role for leptin and leptin receptor in human breast cancer. Cancer Genomics Proteomics. 2012 Nov;9(6):383-7. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23162077 
Al Sarakbi W, Bentley PG. Whole gut intubation splinting – Last refuge for the surgically desperate? Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons . 529-530(2) Sep 2010 LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20819334 
Al Sarakbi W, Reefy S, Jiang W G, Roberts T, Newbold RF, Mokbel K Evidence of a Tumour Suppressor Function for DLEC1 in Human Breast Cancer. Anticancer Research 2010 Jun;30(6):2481. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20530412 
W Al Sarakbi, W Sasi, W G Jiang, T Roberts, R F Newbold and K Mokbel. The mRNA expression of SETD2 in human breast cancer: correlation with clinic-pathological parameters. BMC Cancer 2009 Aug 21;9:290. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19698110 
. Tullie L, Charkaoui L, Al Sarakbi W, Sever A. Breast augmentation with Collagen injections. BMJ Case Reports. Doi:10.1136/bcr.06.2011.4387. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22679230 
Li KS, Khwaja HA, Hayat TT, Asghar A, Alsarakbi W, Kelley C, Babu ED. A rare cause of abdominal pain. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Jul;89(5):W14-6. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=ALSARAKBI 
Al Sarakbi W, Reed M J, Salhab M, Jiang W G, Mokbel K. The role of STS and OATP-B mRNA expression in predicting the clinical outcome in human breast cancer. Anticancer Research 2006 Nov-Dec;26(6C):4985-90. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17214375 
Al Sarakbi W, YM Chong, SLJ Williams, AK Sharma, K Mokbel. The mRNA expression of IGF-1 and IGF-1R in human breast cancer: correlation with clinico-pathological parameters. Journal of Carcinogenesis. 2006, 5:16. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16725048 
Al Sarakbi W, Salhab M, Mokbel K. Does mammary ductoscopy have a role in clinical practice? Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2006 Jun 30;3(1):16. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16808852 
Al Sarakbi W, Salhab M, Thomas V, Mokbel K. Is preoperative core biopsy accurate in determining the hormone receptor status in women with invasive breast cancer? Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2005 Aug 22;2:15. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16115314 
Al Sarakbi W, Escobar P, Mokbel K. The potential role of mammary ductoscopy in early detection of breast cancer. Int J Fertil Womens med. 2005 November; Vol 50, (5). 
Al Sarakbi W, Salhab M, Mokbel K. Dairy products and breast cancer risk: a review of the literature. Int J Fertil Womens med 2005 Nov-Dec;50(6):244-9. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16526414 
Al Sarakbi W, Agrawal A, Taffinder N. A giant inguinoscrotal hernia: a case report and review of the literature. Grand Round. 2005 Nov; Vol (5): 46-48. 
Al Sarakbi W, Worku D, Escobar PF, Mokbel K. Breast papillomas: Current management with a focus on a new diagnostic and therapeutic modality. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2006 Jan 17;3:1. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16417642 
Salhab M, Al Sarakbi W, Joseph A, Sheards S, Travers J, Mokbel K. Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: patient satisfaction and clinical outcome. Int J Clin Oncol. 2006 Feb;11(1):51-4. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16508729 
Salhab M, Al Sarakbi W, Perry N, Mokbel K. Pneumothorax after a clinical breast fine-needle aspiration of a lump in a patient with Poland's syndrome. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2005 Aug 19;2:14. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16111483 
Salhab M, Al Sarakbi W, Mokbel K. Breast weight and hormone receptor status in women with breast cancer. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2005 May 16;2(1):11. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15904529 
Elkak A, Al Sarakbi W, Mokbel K. SYK expression in human breast cancer. J Carcinogenesis. 2005 Apr 20;4(1):7. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15842733 
Salhab M, Al Sarakbi W, Mokbel K. The evolving role of the dynamic thermal analysis in the early detection of breast cancer. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2005 Apr 8;2(1):8. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15819982 
Mokbel K, Lirosi F, Al-Sarakbi W, Leris C. Women's views on the introduction of Annual Screening Mammography to those aged 40-49 years (Pilot study). Curr Med Res Opin. 2001;17(2):111-2. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11759178 
Salhab M, Al Sarakbi W, Mokbel K. Skin and fat necrosis of the breast following methylene blue dye injection in a patient with breast cancer. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2005 Nov 28;2(1):26. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16313674 
Salhab M, Reed MJ, Al Sarakbi W, Jiang WG, Mokbel K. The role of aromatase and 17-I(2)-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 mRNA expression in predicting the clinical outcome of human breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Sep;99(2):155-62 LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16541304 
Salhab M, Al Sarakbi W, Mokbel K. In vitro fertilization and breast cancer risk: a review. Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2005 Nov-Dec;50(6):259-66. Review. LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16526416 
 
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