Dr Hussain is one of the most widely published dermatological surgeons in the UK and is often asked to provide his opinion on articles submitted to international dermatology journals.
W Hussain. The sine wave flap: a novel reconstructive option for the repair of defects of the distal nose. Dermatol Surg. In press.
W Hussain. Subcutaneous island-pedicle flap mobilisation for the repair of large defects of the upper lip - in support of the 'method of Chan'. Dermatol Surg. In press.
W Hussain. Avoiding wrong site surgery – how language and technology can help. Br J Dermatol. In press.
W Hussain. Acknowledging island-pedicle flaps for the repair of defects of the medial canthus. Br J Dermatol. In press.
L Savage, W Hussain. Regional anaesthesia: perceptions of competency and an assessment of practice amongst UK dermatology trainees. Br J Dermatol. In press.
J Mikeljevic, W Hussain. Making a ‘U-turn’ with sterile adhesive tapes to optimise outcomes in nose and lip reconstruction. Clin Exp Dermatol. In press.
W Hussain. Commentary: Direct primary closure without undermining in the repair of vermilionectomy defects of the lower lip. Br J Dermatol. In press.
N Mortimer, P Salmon, W Hussain. Optimising the transfer of split-thickness skin grafts from the donor to the recipient site using the ‘moist-gauze’ technique. Br J Dermatol. In press.
J Hafiji, P Salmon, W Hussain. Patient satisfaction with post-operative telephone calls after Mohs micrographic surgery: a New Zealand and UK experience. Br J Dermatol 2012; 167:570-4
J Hafiji, P Salmon, W Hussain. The AIRNS flap - an alternative to the bilobed flap for repair of defects of the distal nose. J Am Acad Dermatol 2012; 67:712-6.
A Kapadia, W Hussain. Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS) in primary care – knowledge of the technique and perceptions of Mohs surgeons amongst General Practitioners (GPs) in one UK region. Br J Dermatol. In press.
W Hussain, J Hafiji, P Salmon. The utility of the “book biopsy” during Mohs micrographic surgery. Br J Dermatol 2012; 167:701-3.
W Hussain, C Morris, J Christian. How the ‘HAMMER’ can help in effectively treating skin cancer. Br J Dermatol 2012; 167:454-5.
W Hussain, J Hafiji, P Salmon. Frontalis-based island pedicle flaps for the reconstruction oif large defects of the forehead and frontal scalp. Br J Dermatol 2012; 166:771-4.
W Hussain, Hafiji J, Salmon P. Optimising adherence of full-thickness skin grafts to the wound bed of the nasal alar with the "sandwich suture". Br J Dermatol 2012; 167:447-8.
W Hussain, Hafiji J, Salmon P The Nasofacial Sulcus as a Primary Donor Site for Full-Thickness Skin Grafts of the Nasal Alar and Distal Nose. Dermatol Surg 2012; 38:926-8.
J Hafiji, W Hussain, P Salmon. Modifying the S-plasty to optimise a curvilinear scar. Clin Exp Dermatol 2012; 37:199-200.
A Kapadia, W Hussain. Optimising outcomes during curettage with a ‘backhand’. JEADV. In press.
W Hussain. An avoidable midfacial scar in perialar reconstruction? Dermatol Surg 2011; 37:1816.
W Hussain, E Tan, P Salmon. Inferiorly based crescentic ‘sliding’ cheek flaps for the reconstruction of paranasal surgical defects. Dermatol Surg 2012; 38:249-55.
A Kapadia, W Hussain. ‘Scoring with a punch’: facilitating Mohs surgery around small biopsy scars. Br J Dermatol 2012; 166:671-2.
J Hafiji, W Hussain et al. Optimizing the shave excision technique to aid accurate histological diagnosis. Br J Dermatol 2012; 166:226-7.
W Hussain, N Mortimer, P Salmon. Optimizing outcomes in trilobed flap reconstruction for nasal tip defects. Dermatol Surg 2011; 37:551.
C Gleeson, W Hussain et al. Local anaesthetic preparation in dermatological surgery: a labour and time-efficient approach. Br J Dermatol 2011; 164:888-90.
W Hussain, et al. Sterile adhesive tapes – ‘reducing the tension’ when operating alone. Br J Dermatol 2010; 163:1356-7.
P Salmon, W Hussain et al. Sclerosing squamous cell carcinoma of the skin – an underemphasised, locally aggressive variant. Dermatol Surg 2011; 37:664-70.
E Tan, N Mortimer, W Hussain, PJM Salmon. The Nasal Sidewall Rotation (NSR) flap: A workhorse flap for small defects of the distal nose. Dermatol Surg 2010; 36:1563-7.
N J Mortimer, W Hussain, et al. Regional nerve blockade prior to direct injection to achieve anaesthesia of the nasal ala. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162:819-21.
W Hussain, et al. A ‘D.I.Y’ nasal plug with airway: an alternative approach. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162:1141-2.
W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, PJM Salmon, A Stanway. Galeal/periosteal flaps for the reconstruction of large scalp defects with exposed outer table. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 684-86.
W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, PJM Salmon. Facilitating closure of surgical defects on the lower legs with a simple knee-bend. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 215-16.
W Hussain, PJ Salmon, NJ Mortimer. The 'crossover' tip-stitch in O-T flap repair. Br J Dermatol 2010; 162: 219-20.
W Hussain, NJ Mortimer, PJ Salmon. Optimising outcome in elliptical excisional surgery: some pearls for practice. Br J Dermatol 2009; 161(3):697-8.
W Hussain, NR Telfer. Evaluating a novel ‘needlecatcher’ device in dermatological surgery – practical considerations. Br J Dermatol 2009; 160:225.
W Hussain, RJ Chalmers. Simplified surgical treatment of chondrodermatitis nodularis with cartilage trimming and sutureless skin closure. Br J Dermatol 2009; 160:116-8.
V Madan, E Hindle, W Hussain, PJ August. Outcomes of treatment of nine cases of recalcitrant severe hidradenitis suppurativa with carbon dioxide laser. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159:1309-14.
W Hussain, C Owen, N Craven, I Coulson, M Daly. Antibiotics in cutaneous surgery: why aren’t we following the guidelines? Clin Exp Dermatol 2006; 31:282-3.
W Hussain, IH Coulson. Hyperhidrosis in association with a keratoderma and strinkingly large hands and feet – a rare case of pachydermoperiostosis. Clin Exp Dermatol 2010; 35:e16-7.
W Hussain, MR Judge. Imiquimod in infantile haemangiomas – cause for concern? Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34:e257.
W Hussain, N Craven. Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Clin Med 2005; 5:555-8.
W Hussain, J Yell. An Approach to Cutaneous Lupus. Dermatology In Practice 2005; 13(3):6-8.
W Hussain, W Salman, I H Coulson. Pityriasis amiantacea as the sole manifestation of Darier’s disease. Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34(4):554-6.
W Hussain, S Ogden, D Lavery, CEM Griffiths. Making a ‘point’ about the safe disposal of sharps in patients on biological therapies. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159(2):491-2.
W Hussain, S Desai, D Fitzgerald. An (un)lucky blow to the nail? Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34(3): 446-7.
W Hussain, N Craven, A Howat. An uncommon cause of recurrent nodules in an adult. Clin Exp Dermatol 2009; 34(5):649-50.
W Hussain, I H Coulson, C M Owen. Severe recalcitrant nail psoriasis responding dramatically to infliximab: report of two cases. Clin Exp Dermatol 2008; 33:520-522.
W Hussain, N Craven, M Agarwal and S Kumar. A painful cutaneous eruption in a pregnant woman. Clin Exp Dermatol 2007; 32(2):227-8.
W Hussain, B M Daly. Granulomatous periorificial dermatitis in an eleven-year-old boy: dramatic response to tacrolimus. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venerol 2007; 21(1):137-9.
W Hussain, A Layton, K Baxter, D Scott. Pyoderma gangrenosum preceding the onset of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Clin Exp Dermatol 2006; 31(2):284-6.
W Hussain, A Layton. ‘Blue Sheet Syndrome’. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venerol 2006 20(6):763.
W Hussain, N Craven, I Swann. An unwell child with a florid rash. Arch Disease Child 2005; 90(12):128.
W Hussain, C Owen, I Coulson. Beau’s lines: a tell-tale sign of your recent past. Br Med J 2005; 331:118.
W Hussain, E Gilmour. Cutaneous depigmentation: keep an eye out for its signs. Br Med J 2005; 330:1034.
W Hussain, I Coulson, M Littley. An unusual complication of hyponatraemia. Br Med J 2005; 1:1092.
W Hussain, J Hafiji, A Stanley, K Khan. Dermatology and junior doctors – an evaluation of education, perceptions and self-assessed competencies. Br J Dermatol 2008; 159(2):505-6.
A Stanley, K Khan, W Hussain, M Tweed. Disorganised junior doctors fail the MRCP (UK). Med Teach 2006; 28(1):e40-2.
Obstetric Anaesthesia/General Medicine
COMET Study Group (UK). Satisfaction, control and pain relief: short- and long-term assessments in a randomised controlled trial of low-dose and traditional epidurals and a non-epidural comparison group Int J Obstet Anesth. 2010;19:31-7.
COMET Study Group (UK). Epidural analgesia and breastfeeding: a randomised controlled trial of epidural techniques with and without fentanyl and a non-epidural comparison group. Anaesthesia. 2010; 65:145-53.
COMET Study Group (UK). Urinary catheterization in labour with high-dose vs mobile epidural analgesia: a randomized controlled trial. Br J Anaesth 2009; 102:97-103.
COMET Study Group (UK). Ambulation in labour and delivery mode: a randomised control trial of high-dose vs mobile epidural analgesia. Br J Anaesth 2009; 64(3):266-72.
Comparative Obstetric Mobile Epidural Trial (COMET) Study Group UK. Effect of low-dose mobile versus traditional techniques on mode of delivery. Lancet 2001; 358:19-23.
COMET Study Group UK. A randomized controlled trial comparing traditional with two ‘mobile’ epidural techniques: anesthetic and analgesic efficacy. Anesthesiology 2002; 97(6):1567-75.
V Patel, J Morrissey, W Hussain, S Sankaranarayanan & A Venkataraman. Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes Care: A Preventative Strategy. Br J Cardiol 2002; 9 (Suppl 3): S20 – S23.
W Hussain, I Coulson. Chapter - Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis: In Treatment of Skin Disease. 2nd & 3rd Editions - Elsevier.
W Hussain, C Mendonca. PDA Edited Version: Treatment of Skin Disease. 2nd Edition.