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Professor Mike Thomson

Mike Thomson

Professor Mike Thomson

Role: Consultant Paediatrician - Gastroenterology

Qualifications and training
Aberdeen University
Leeds University
Brisbane Centre of Paediatric Gastroenterology – research for Medical Doctorate in Nutrition and Energy expenditure in Cystic Fibrosis
Birmingham Children’s Liver Transplant Unit
The Portland Hospital for Women and Children – ongoing work
Sheffield Children’s Hospital – current post


Research subjects

  • Intraluminal oesophageal impedance and pH in the assessment of gastro-oesophageal reflux and temporal causal relationship with cardio-respiratory events in a randomised placebo-controlled study of esomeprazole in preterm and term neonates. Head of multi-disciplinary research team. MD supervision. External funding.
  • Confocal endomicroscopy in the non-biopsy assessment of mucosal pathology in paediatric enteropathy, ileo-colitis, and polyp syndromes. MD supervision. External funding.
  • Interventional therapeutic anti-reflux endoscopy for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux of childhood.
  • Endoscopic pyloromyotomy for the treatment of pyloric stenosis in childhood.
  • Prophylactic intervention with the anti-fibroblastic agent mitomycin C for the prevention of caustic ingestion-associated oesophageal stricture formation in children.
  • Use of a novel propulsion agent, tegaserod, in the treatment of GORD in infants and children. Proposed external funding under consideration.
  • Double balloon enteroscopy in the assessment of small bowel mucosal pathology in children.
  • Genomic mapping in Barrett’s oesophagus in childhood. External funding.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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