Prof Peter WhorwellBSc MB BS MD PhD FRCP

Professor of Medicine & Gastroenterology

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Publications

  1. 2019
  2. Accepted/In press

    Stigma and Irritable Bowel Syndrome - a taboo subject?

    Hearn, M., Whorwell, P. & Vasant, D., 1 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  3. Published

    Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea using titrated ondansetron (TRITON): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

    Gunn, D., Fried, R., Lalani, R., Farrin, A., Holloway, I., Morris, T., Olivier, C., Kearns, R., Corsetti, M., Scott, M., Farmer, A., Emmanuel, A., Whorwell, P., Yiannakou, Y., Sanders, D., Mclaughlin, J., Kapur, K., Eugenicos, M., Akbar, A., Trudgill, N. & 5 others, Houghton, L., Dinning, P. G., Ford, A. C., Aziz, Q. & Spiller, R., 20 Aug 2019, In : Trials. 20, 1, p. 517

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Abnormalities of mucosal serotonin metabolism and 5-HT3 receptor subunit 3C polymorphism in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea predict responsiveness to ondansetron

    Gunn, D., Garsed, K., Lam, C., Singh, G., Lingaya, M., Wahl, V., Niesler, B., Henry, A., Hall, I. P., Whorwell, P. & Spiller, R., 14 Aug 2019, In : Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 50, 5, p. 538-546 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Availability of over-the-counter laxatives should not be restricted

    Whorwell, P. J., 9 Jan 2019, In : BMJ (Clinical Research Edition). 364, p. l51

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published
  7. Published

    Individual and group-delivered hypnotherapy in irritable bowel syndrome: a randomised controlled trial: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

    Flik, C. E., Laan, W., Zuithoff, N. P. A., van Rood, Y. R., Smout, A. J. P. M., Weusten, B. L. A. M., Whorwell, P. J. & de Wit, N. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 4, 1, p. 20-31 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Dietary Lectin exclusion: The next big food trend?

    Panacer, K. & Whorwell, P. J., 2019, In : World Journal of Gastroenterology. 25, 24, p. 2973-2976 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  9. Published

    Gut‐focused hypnotherapy for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Evidence‐base, practical aspects, and the Manchester Protocol

    Vasant, D. & Whorwell, P., 2019, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. e13573.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  10. Published

    SKYPE HYPNOTHERAPY FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME: Effectiveness and Comparison with Face-to-Face Treatment

    Hasan, S. S., Pearson, J. S., morris, J. & Whorwell, P. J., 2019, In : International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. 67, 1, p. 69-80 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. 2018
  12. Accepted/In press

    Individual and group-delivered hypnotherapy in irritable bowel syndrome: a randomised controlled trial

    Flik, C. E., Laan, I. W., Zuithoff, N. P. A., van Rood, Y. R., Smout, A. J. P. M., Weusten, B. L. A. M., Whorwell, P. & de, W. NJ., 15 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    The short-term effects of posterior tibial nerve stimulation on anorectal physiology in patients with faecal incontinence: a single centre experience

    Heywood, N. A., Pearson, J. S., Nicholson, J. E., Molyneux, C., Sharma, A., Kiff, E. S., Whorwell, P. J. & Telford, K. J., Jul 2018, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 11, p. 175628481878611

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Editorial: preventing unnecessary investigation and surgery in the irritable bowel syndrome-the critical role of the general practitioner

    Whorwell, P. J., Jun 2018, In : Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 47, 11, p. 1558-1559 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  15. Published

    Systematic review: probiotics in the management of lower gastrointestinal symptoms - an updated evidence-based international consensus

    Hungin, A. P. S., Mitchell, C. R., Whorwell, P., Mulligan, C., Cole, O., Agréus, L., Fracasso, P., Lionis, C., Mendive, J., Philippart De Foy, J., Seifert, B., Wensaas, K., Winchester, C. & De Wit, N., Apr 2018, In : Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 47, 8, p. 1054-1070

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    A randomised controlled trial, cost-effectiveness and process evaluation of the implementation of self-management for chronic gastrointestinal disorders in primary care, and linked projects on identification and risk assessment

    Thompson, D. G., O’brien, S., Kennedy, A., Rogers, A., Whorwell, P., Lovell, K., Richardson, G., Reeves, D., Bower, P., Chew-graham, C., Harkness, E. & Beech, P., 31 Mar 2018, In : Programme Grants Appl Res. 6, 1, p. 1-154

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Abdominal distension in health and irritable bowel syndrome: The effect of bladder filling

    Issa, B., Morris, J. & Whorwell, P. J., 2018, In : Neurogastroenterology & Motility. p. e13437

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Minor digestive symptoms and their impact in the general population: a cluster analysis approach

    L’heureux-bouron, D., Legrain-raspaud, S., Carruthers, H. R. & Whorwell, P. J., 2018, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 11, p. 1-22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2017
  20. Published

    Irritable bowel syndrome diagnosis and management: A simplified algorithm for clinical practice

    Moayyedi, P., Mearin, F., Azpiroz, F., Andresen, V., Barbara, G., Corsetti, M., Emmanuel, A., Hungin, A. P. S., Layer, P., Stanghellini, V., Whorwell, P., Zerbib, F. & Tack, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : United European Gastroenterology Journal. 5, 6, p. 773-788 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  21. Published

    The global impact of IBS: Time to think about IBS-specific models of care?

    Corsetti, M. & Whorwell, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 10, 9, p. 727-735 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  22. Published

    Take control of your IBS: The complete guide to managing your symptoms

    Whorwell, P., 5 Jan 2017, London: Penguin Books. 146 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  23. Published

    Progress with treating the microbial dysbiosis associated with irritable bowel syndrome

    Pearson, J. & Whorwell, P., 1 Jan 2017, In : Current Opinion in Gastroenterology. 33

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    New therapeutic options for IBS: the role of the first in class mixed µ- opioid receptor agonist and δ-opioid receptor antagonist (mudelta) eluxadoline

    Corsetti, M. & Whorwell, P., 2017, In : Expert Review of gastroenterology and Hepatology. 11, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. 2016
  26. Published

    Novel pharmacological therapies for irritable bowel syndrome

    Corsetti, M. & Whorwell, P., Jul 2016, In : Expert Review of gastroenterology and Hepatology. 10, 7, p. 807-15 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Q&A: Peter Whorwell

    Pilcher, H. & Whorwell, P., 19 May 2016, In : Nature -London-. 533, 7603, p. S112-3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Centrally Mediated Disorders of Gastrointestinal Pain

    Keefer, L., Drossman, D. A., Guthrie, E., Simrén, M., Tillisch, K., Olden, K. & Whorwell, P., May 2016, In : Gastroenterology. 150, 6, p. 1408-1419 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Rome IV Diagnostic Questionnaires and Tables for Investigators and Clinicians

    Palsson, O. S., Whitehead, W. E., van Tilburg, M. A. L., Chang, L., Chey, W., Crowell, M. D., Keefer, L., Lembo, A. J., Parkman, H. P., Rao, S. S., Sperber, A., Spiegel, B., Tack, J., Vanner, S., Walker, L. S., Whorwell, P. & Yang, Y., 13 Feb 2016, In : Gastroenterology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Endometriosis and irritable bowel syndrome: a dilemma for the gynaecologist and gastroenterologist

    Issa, B., Ormesher, L., Whorwell, P., Shah, M. & Hamdy, S., 27 Jan 2016, In : The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. 18, 1, p. 9-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    A mechanistic multicentre, parallel group, randomised placebo-controlled trial of mesalazine for the treatment of IBS with diarrhoea (IBS-D).

    Lam, C., Tan, W., Leighton, M., Hastings, M., Lingaya, M., Falcone, Y., Zhou, X., Xu, L., Whorwell, P., Walls, A. F., Zaitoun, A., Montgomery, A. & Spiller, R., 2016, In : Gut. 65, 1, p. 91-99 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    In the performing art of medicine: the doctor as actor.

    Whorwell, P. J. & Shanahan, F., 2016, In : QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians. 159, 3, p. 159-160 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Systematic review and meta-analysis: The effects of fermented milk with Bifidobacterium lactis CNCM I-2494 and lactic acid bacteria on gastrointestinal discomfort in the general adult population

    Eales, J., Gibson, P., Kellow, J., Yellowlees, A., Perry, R. H. J., Edwards, M., Whorwell, P., King, S., Wood, H. & Glanville, J., 2016, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. 2015
  35. Published

    Cases Report the Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome: Improving the Prognosis

    Yu, Y. Q., Whorwell, P. J., Wang, L. H., Li, J. X., Chang, Q. & Meng, J., Dec 2015, In : Medicine (Print) . 94, 52, p. e2356

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Effect of the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis, BB-12®, on defecation frequency in healthy subjects with low defecation frequency and abdominal discomfort: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial.

    Eskesen, D., Jespersen, L., Michelsen, B., Whorwell, P., Müller-Lissner, S. & Morberg, C. M., Nov 2015, In : The British Journal of Nutrition. 114, 10, p. 1638-1646 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Immunoglobulin E in irritable bowel syndrome: another target for treatment? A case report and literature review.

    Pearson, J. S., Niven, R. M., Meng, J., Atarodi, S. & Whorwell, P. J., Sep 2015, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 8, 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Self-hypnosis for intrapartum pain management in pregnant nulliparous women: a randomised controlled trial of clinical effectiveness.

    Downe, S., Finlayson, K., Melvin, C., Spiby, H., Ali, S., Diggle, P., Gyte, G., Hinder, S., Miller, V., Slade, P., Trepel, D., Weeks, A., Whorwell, P. & Williamson, M., Aug 2015, In : BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology. 122, 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Modulation of human visceral sensitivity by noninvasive magnetoelectrical neural stimulation in health and irritable bowel syndrome.

    Algladi, T., Harris, M., Whorwell, P. J., Paine, P. & Hamdy, S., Jul 2015, In : Pain. 156, 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Managing irritable bowel syndrome in primary care.

    Corsetti, M. & Whorwell, P. J., Jun 2015, In : The Practitioner. 259, 1783

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    The Intestinal Gas Questionnaire: development of a new instrument for measuring gas-related symptoms and their impact on daily life.

    Chassany, O., Tugaut, B., Marrel, A., Guyonnet, D., Arbuckle, R., Duracinsky, M., Whorwell, P. J. & Azpiroz, F., Jun 2015, In : Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society. 27, 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome: an audit of one thousand adult patients

    Miller, V., Carruthers, H. R., Morris, J., Hasan, S. S., Archbold, S. & Whorwell, P. J., May 2015, In : Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 41, 9, p. 844-855 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Published

    The continuing dilemma of chronic appendicitis.

    Whorwell, P. J., May 2015, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 8, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    An exploration of the barriers to the confident diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome: A survey among general practitioners, gastroenterologists and experts in five European countries.

    Andresen, V., Whorwell, P., Fortea, J. & Auzière, S., Feb 2015, In : United European Gastroenterology Journal. 3, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    IBS in 2014: Developments in pathophysiology, diagnosis and management.

    Whorwell, P. J., Feb 2015, In : Nature reviews. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 12, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Irritable bowel syndrome: a comparison of subtypes.

    Rey de Castro, N. G., Miller, V., Carruthers, H. R. & Whorwell, P. J., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 30, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    The feasibility and acceptability of using the Mother-Generated Index (MGI) as a Patient Reported Outcome Measure in a randomised controlled trial of maternity care

    Symon, A., Downe, S., Finlayson, K. W., Knapp, R., Diggle, P., SHIP trial team & Whorwell, P., 2015, In : BMC Medical Research Methodology. 15, p. 100

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Unexpected consequences: women's experiences of a self-hypnosis intervention to help with pain relief during labour.

    Finlayson, K., Downe, S., Hinder, S., Carr, H., Spiby, H. & Whorwell, P., 2015, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 15, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. 2014
  50. Published

    Using pictures to improve communication between doctor and patient in functional gastrointestinal disorders

    Carruthers, H. R. & Whorwell, P. J., Dec 2014, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 40, 11-12, p. 1364

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Avoiding analgesic escalation and excessive healthcare utilization in severe irritable bowel syndrome: a role for intramuscular anticholinergics?

    Pearson, J. S., Pollard, C. & Whorwell, P. J., Nov 2014, In : Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 7, 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Published

    Irritable bowel syndrome: the problem and the problem of treating it - is there a role for probiotics?

    Santos, A. R. & Whorwell, P. J., Nov 2014, In : The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 73, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Published

    Coping with common gastrointestinal symptoms in the community: a global perspective on heartburn, constipation, bloating, and abdominal pain/discomfort May 2013.

    Hunt, R., Quigley, E., Abbas, Z., Eliakim, A., Emmanuel, A., Goh, K-L., Guarner, F., Katelaris, P., Smout, A., Umar, M., Whorwell, P., Johanson, J., Saenz, R., Besançon, L., Ndjeuda, E., Horn, J., Hungin, P., Jones, R., Krabshuis, J., LeMair, A. & 1 others, Kopp, L., Aug 2014, In : Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 48, 7, p. 567-578 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Characterisation of faecal protease activity in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea: Origin and effect of gut transit

    Tooth, D., Garsed, K., Singh, G., Marciani, L., Lam, C., Fordham, I., Fields, A., Banwait, R., Lingaya, M., Layfield, R., Hastings, M., Whorwell, P. & Spiller, R., 1 May 2014, In : Gut. 63, 5, p. 753-760 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Published

    Changes of the human gut microbiome induced by a fermented milk product.

    Veiga, P., Pons, N., Agrawal, A., Oozeer, R., Guyonnet, D., Brazeilles, R., Faurie, J-M., van Hylckama Vlieg, J. E. T., Houghton, L. A., Whorwell, P. J., Ehrlich, S. D. & Kennedy, S. P., 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Published

    Faecal incontinence-the hidden scourge of irritable bowel syndrome: a cross-sectional study.

    Atarodi, S., Rafieian, S. & Whorwell, P. J., 2014, In : BMJ Open Gastroenterology. 1, 1, p. 1-6 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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