Publications & Presentations

Clinical Journal Publications

  1. ME Alnaeb, A Boutin, VP Crabtree, DP Mikhailidis, AM Seifalian, G Hamilton: "Assessment Of Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease Using A Novel Automated Optical Device", Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2008 Jan-Feb;41(6):522-7. DOI: 10.1177/1538574407305092
  2. Alnaeb ME, Boutin A, Mikhailidis DP, Seifalian AM, Hamilton G: "Prospective Assessment Of Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease Using A Novel Automated Optical Device In Diabetic Patients", Angiology, 2007 Oct-Nov;58(5):579-85. DOI: 10.1177/0003319707305685

Engineering Journal Publications

  1. Zheng, J, Hu S, Xin S, Crabtree VP: "The effect of postural changes on lower limb blood volume with non-invasive photoplethysmography", J Med Eng Technol. 2008 Sep-Oct;32(5):358-64 DOI: 10.1080/03091900701453990
  2. Xin S, Hu S, Crabtree VP, Zheng J, Azorin-Peris V, Echiadis A, Smith PR: "Investigation of blood pulse PPG signal regulation on toe effect of body posture and lower limb height", Journal of Zhejiang University - Science A, Volume 8, Number 6 / May, 2007, pp 916-920 DOI: 10.1631/jzus.2007.A0916.


  1. Alnaeb, Mohomad Eyad: "Evaluation of vascular responses in patients with peripheral arterial disease". MD Thesis, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK. Expected Submission Autumn 2007. Supervisors: Professor George Hamilton and Professor Alex Seifalian.
  2. Boutin, Adrien: "Clinical evaluation of new photo-plethysmography technology and ankle brachial pressure index for assessing peripheral arterial disease, using duplex ultrasound for 'gold standard' comparison", Masters degree in Medical Ultrasound, Kings College London, UK (2006). Supervisors: Alex Seifalian PhD, Professor of Nanotechnology and Tissue Repair; David Goss PhD, Clinical Scientist.
  3. Crabtree, Vincent Peter: "Non-invasive vascular assessment using photo-plethysmography", PhD Thesis, Photonics Engineering and Health Technology Research Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK (2003). Supervisor Peter Smith, Professor of Photonics.


  1. Crabtree VP, Alnaeb ME, Boutin A, Seifalian AM, Hamilton G, "Validation of a new, non-invasive automated peripheral arterial disease assessment device based on discrete near infrared spectroscopy", Vascular Society AGM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, November 2006
  2. V Crabtree, ME Alnaeb, A Boutin, A Seifalian, G Hamilton, P Smith, "A Novel Optical Device Intended to Screen for Peripheral Arterial Disease", DaVinci Network Vascular Symposium, September 2006, Loughborough Innovation Centre, Loughborough, UK
  3. Alnaeb ME, Adrien B, Alobaid N, Seifalian AM, Hamilton G, "Clinical Evaluation Of A New Automated Peripheral Arterial Disease Assessment Device (Podx) Based On Optical Techniques", The 6th meeting of The Society of Academic and Research Surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, January 2006. Abstract in: British Journal of Surgery, Volume 93, Supplement 3, July 2006, p45
  4. V Crabtree, A Boutin, E Alnaeb, A. Seifalian, G. Hamilton, "Clinical Validation of Padd™ - a novel Cuffless, Non-Invasive Automated Peripheral Arterial Disease Assessment Device", Electro-optical sensors for physiological measurements and applications, Burleigh Court, Loughborough University, June 2006
  5. ME Alnaeb, A Boutin, N Alobaid, DP Mikhailidis, AM Seifalian, G Hamilton, "Assessment of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease using a novel automated optical device", Association of Surgeons Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, May 2006, Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Abstract in: British Journal of Surgery, volume 93, Supplement 1, May 2006, p89
  6. J Brown, "Dialog Devices - Non-invasive peripheral vascular disease assessment for all", The 27th Charing Cross International Symposium Innovation Showcase, Imperial College, London, April 2005