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Professor Barry Mc Mahon
Chief Physicist/Clinical Associate Profe, Clinical Medicine

Biography

Dr. McMahon has a national and international reputation as an Academic Medical Physicist in the fields of novel physiological measurement and medical device innovation and design. He has won a number of prestigious awards for his research and has successfully fostered a number of commercial offshoot companies. He has published a substantial body of work in several high impact journals related to his field of interest. He has secured significant funding from industry and grants to support his work and has funded several PhD and MSc projects both at TCD and ITT Tallaght. Dr. McMahon has established many links in Ireland and internationally and is central to several multidisciplinary projects, in particular he has demonstrated an ability to support translational research programmes. Currently he is Chief Physicist/Clinical Engineer at Tallaght Hospital and a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Medical Physics and Bioengineering in the School of Medicine, Trinity College, Dublin. He is Vice-President and Governor of the Irish College of Medical Physicists. He is a co-founder of TAGG and is driving the development of a strategic medical device innovation centre within the group.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Zhao J, McMahon B, Fox M, Gregersen H, The esophagiome: integrated anatomical, mechanical, and physiological analysis of the esophago-gastric segment., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1434, (1), 2018, p5 - 20 Review Article, 2018 DOI

Alqudah, M.M., Drewes, A.M., McMahon, B.P., Measuring recto-anal Inhibitory reflex using functional lumen imaging probe: A pilot study, 2018-March, 2018, pp225-230 Conference Paper, 2018 DOI

Arroyo Vázquez JA, Bergström M, Bligh S, McMahon BP, Park PO, Exploring pyloric dynamics in stenting using a distensibility technique., Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 30, (12), 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Liao D, Lottrup C, Fynne L, McMahon BP, Krogh K, Drewes AM, Zhao J, Gregersen H, Axial Movements and Length Changes of the Human Lower Esophageal Sphincter During Respiration and Distension-induced Secondary Peristalsis Using Functional Luminal Imaging Probe., Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Hoff DAL, McMahon B, Gregersen H, Esophageal multimodal stimulation and sensation., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1434, (1), 2018, p210 - 218 Review Article, 2018 DOI

Lower Esophageal Sphincter Efficacy Following Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery with Hiatal Repair: Role of Fluoroscopy, High-Resolution Impedance Manometry and FLIP in Detecting Recurrence of GERD and Hiatal Hernia in, editor(s)Memon, M.A. , Hiatal Hernia Surgery, Switzerland, Springer Nature , 2017, pp153 - 168, [Wong, V. McMahon, B.P. Gregersen, h.] Book Chapter, 2017 URL

Abdelrahman M, Davis NF, McMahon BP, Walsh M, McDermott TED, Thornhill JA, Manecksha RP., A comparative assessment of irrigation and drainage characteristics for commercially available urethral catheters., Central European journal of urology, 70, (4), 2017, p382-387 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Brock C., McCallum R., Gyawali C., Farmer A., Farmer A., Farmer A., Frøkjær J., McMahon B., Drewes A., Neurophysiology and new techniques to assess esophageal sensory function: an update, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1380, (1), 2016, p78-90 Review Article, 2016 DOI

Lottrup, Christian, Hans Gregersen, Donghua Liao, Lotte Fynne, Jens Brøndum Frøkjær, Klaus Krogh, Julie Regan, Peter Kunwald, and Barry P. McMahon, Functional lumen imaging of the gastrointestinal tract, Journal of Gastroenterology, 2015, p1 - 12 Review Article, 2015 URL

Regan J, Walshe M, Timon C, McMahon B, Endoflip: Evaluation of pharyngo-oesophageal segment tone and swallowing in a clinical population: A total laryngectomy series. , Clinical Otolaryngology, 40, (2), 2015, p121 - 129 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Christian Lottrup, Barry P. McMahon, Per Ejstrud, Marcin Andrzej Ostapiuk, Peter Funch-Jensen & Asbjørn Mohr Drewes, Esophago-gastric Junction Distensibility in Hiatus Hernia, Diseases of the Esophagus, Early View, 2015, p1 - 5 Journal Article, 2015

Regan J, Murphy A, Chiang M, McMahon BP, Coughlan T, Walshe M., Botulinum toxin for upper oesophageal sphincter dysfunction in neurological swallowing disorders. , Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , ( Issue 5. ), 2014 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Regan J, Walshe M, Rommel N, & McMahon B, Non radiological measurement of extent and duration of UES opening during swallowing , Dysphagia , European Society of Swallowing Disorders Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 26-27th October 2012, 28, 2013, pp292 Conference Paper, 2013 DOI

Neumann H, Neurath MF, Vieth M, Lever FM, Meijer GJ, Lips IM, McMahon BP, Ruurda JP, van Hillegersberg R, Siersema P, Levine MS, Scharitzer M, Pokieser P, Zerbib F, Savarino V, Zentilin P, Savarino E, Chan WW, Innovative techniques in evaluating the esophagus; imaging of esophageal morphology and function; and drugs for esophageal disease., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1300, 2013, p11-28 Review Article, 2013

Regan J, Walshe M, Rommel N, Tack J, McMahon BP, New measures of upper esophageal sphincter distensibility and opening patterns during swallowing in healthy subjects using EndoFLIP®., Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 25, (1), 2013, pe25-34 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Miller L, Clavé P, Farré R, Lecea B, Ruggieri MR, Ouyang A, Regan J, McMahon BP, Physiology of the upper segment, body, and lower segment of the esophagus., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1300, 2013, p261-77 Journal Article, 2013

Regan J, Walshe M, Rommel N, McMahon BP, A new evaluation of the upper esophageal sphincter using the functional lumen imaging probe: a preliminary report., Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus / I.S.D.E, 26, (2), 2013, p117-23 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

DeVault K, McMahon BP, Celebi A, Costamagna G, Marchese M, Clarke JO, Hejazi RA, McCallum RW, Savarino V, Zentilin P, Savarino E, Thomson M, Souza RF, Donohoe CL, O'Farrell NJ, Reynolds JV, Defining esophageal landmarks, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and Barrett's esophagus., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1300, 2013, p278-95 Review Article, 2013 DOI

Alqudah MM, Gregersen H, Drewes AM, McMahon BP, Evaluation of anal sphincter resistance and distensibility in healthy controls using EndoFLIP., Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 24, (12), 2012, pe591-9 Journal Article, 2012

Regan J, Walshe M, McMahon BP, Current evaluation of upper oesophageal sphincter opening in dysphagia practice: an international SLT survey., International journal of language & communication disorders / Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, 47, (2), 2012, p156-65 Journal Article, 2012

Perretta S, Dallemagne B, McMahon B, D'Agostino J, Marescaux J, Video. Improving functional esophageal surgery with a "smart" bougie: Endoflip., Surgical endoscopy, 25, (9), 2011, p3109 Journal Article, 2011

McMahon BP, Rao SS, Gregersen H, Kwiatek MA, Pandolfino JE, Drewes AM, Krarup AL, Lottrup C, Frøkjaer JB, Distensibility testing of the esophagus., Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1232, 2011, p331-40 Review Article, 2011

Hoppo T, McMahon BP, Witteman BP, Kraemer SJ, O'Rourke RW, Gravesen F, Bouvy ND, Jobe BA, Functional lumen imaging probe to assess geometric changes in the esophagogastric junction following endolumenal fundoplication., Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 15, (7), 2011, p1112-20 Journal Article, 2011

Kunwald P, Drewes AM, Kjaer D, Gravesen FH, McMahon BP, Madácsy L, Funch-Jensen P, Gregersen H, A new distensibility technique to measure sphincter of Oddi function., Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 22, (9), 2010, p978-83, e253 Journal Article, 2010

Kwiatek MA, Kahrilas K, Soper NJ, Bulsiewicz WJ, McMahon BP, Gregersen H, Pandolfino JE, Esophagogastric junction distensibility after fundoplication assessed with a novel functional luminal imaging probe., Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 14, (2), 2010, p268-76 Journal Article, 2010

Regan J, Walshe M & McMahon B, Working Towards an Objective and Reliable Evaluation of the Upper Esophageal Sphincter, UK Swallowing Research Group, London UK, 4th - 5th February, 2010 Poster, 2010

Zhao J, Liao D, McMahon BP, O'Donovan D, Schiretz R, Heninrich R, Gregersen H, Functional luminal imaging probe geometric and histomorphologic analysis of abdominal wall wound induced by different trocars in pigs., Surgical endoscopy, 23, (5), 2009, p1004-12 Journal Article, 2009

McMahon BP, Jobe BA, Pandolfino JE, Gregersen H, Do we really understand the role of the oesophagogastric junction in disease?, World journal of gastroenterology : WJG, 15, (2), 2009, p144-50 Journal Article, 2009

Odie, K.D., Moloney, K.W., Mcmahon, B.P., Gregersen, H., Gastroesophageal reflux 2D and 3D steady state CFD simulations, 2, 2009, p125-132 Journal Article, 2009

Beaumont H, Gondrie JJ, McMahon BP, Pouw RE, Gregersen H, Bergman JJ, Boeckxstaens GE, Stepwise radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus preserves esophageal inner diameter, compliance, and motility., Endoscopy, 41, (1), 2009, p2-8 Journal Article, 2009

Gravesen, F. H., B. P. McMahon, et al. , "Measurement of the axial force during primary peristalsis in the oesophagus using a novel electrical impendance technology" , Physiol Meas, 29, (3), 2008, p389 - 399 Journal Article, 2008

Gravesen FH, McMahon BP, Drewes AM, Gregersen H, Measurement of the axial force during primary peristalsis in the oesophagus using a novel electrical impedance technology., Physiological measurement, 29, (3), 2008, p389-99 Journal Article, 2008

Jobe BA, O'Rourke RW, McMahon BP, Gravesen F, Lorenzo C, Hunter JG, Bronner M, Kraemer SJ, Transoral endoscopic fundoplication in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: the anatomic and physiologic basis for reconstruction of the esophagogastric junction using a novel device., Annals of surgery, 248, (1), 2008, p69-76 Journal Article, 2008

McMahon BP, O'Donovan D, Liao D, Zhao J, Schiretz R, Heninrich R, Gregersen H, Analysis of abdominal wounds made by surgical trocars using functional luminal imaging probe (FLIP) technology., Surgical innovation, 15, (3), 2008, p208-12 Journal Article, 2008

McMahon, B.P., Frøkjær, J.B., Kunwald, P., Liao, D., Funch-Jensen, P., Drewes, A.M., Gregersen, H., The functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) for evaluation of the esophagogastric junction, 292, (1), 2007 Journal Article, 2007

McMahon, B. P., J.B. Frøkjær, et al, "The functional luman imaging prob (FLIP) for evaluation of the esophagogastric junction", Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 292, (1), 2007, p377 - 384 Journal Article, 2007

McMahon, B. P., K. D. Odie, et al, "Computation of flow through the oesophagogastic junction", World J Gastroenterol , 13, (9), 2007, p1360 - 1364 Journal Article, 2007

McMahon, B. P. and H. Gregersen, Method and Apparatus for Mechanical Measurement , 2006, European Patent Office Patent, 2006

McMahon, B. P., A. m. Drewes, et al. , Functional oesophago-gastric junction imaging, World Journal of Gastroenterology, 12, (19), 2006, p2818 - 2824 Review Article, 2006

Mahmood Z, Byrne PJ, McMahon BP, Murphy EM, Arfin Q, Ravi N, Weir DG, Reynolds JV. , Comparison of transesophageal endoscopic plication (TEP) with laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) in the treatment of uncomplicated reflux disease., The American Journal of Gastroenterology, 101, (3), 2006, p431 - 436 Journal Article, 2006 URL

Gregerson, H., A.M. Drewes, et al, "Balloon-distension studies in the gastrointestinal tract: current role", Dig Dis, 24, (3-4), 2006, p286 - 296 Review Article, 2006

Mahmood, Z., P.J. Byrne, et al. , "Comparison of transesophageal endoscopic plication (TEP) with Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) in the treatment of uncomplicated relfux disease", Am J Gastroenterol, 101, (3), 2006, p431 - 436 Journal Article, 2006

Gregersen, H., Drewes, A.M., McMahon, B.P., Liao, D., Balloon-distension studies in the gastrointestinal tract: Current role, 24, (3-4), 2006, p286-296 Review Article, 2006

Frøkjær, J. B., D. Liao, et al. , "Three-dimensional Biomechanical properties of the Human rectum evaluated with magnetc resonance imaging", Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 17, (4), 2005, p531 - 540 Journal Article, 2005

McMahon B. P. , A New Measurement Technique for Evaluation of the Oesophagogastric Junction. , Aalborg University Denmark, 2005 Thesis, 2005

McMahon, B. P., J.B. Frøkjær, et al, "A new technique for evaluating sphincter function in visceral organs: Application of the functional luman imaging probe (FLIP) for the evaluation of the oesophago-gastric juction", Physiological Measurement, 26, (5), 2005, p823 - 836 Journal Article, 2005

Frøkjær, J.B., Liao, D., Bergmann, A., Mcmahon, B.P., Steffensen, E., Drewes, A.M., Gregersen, H., Three-dimensional biomechanical properties of the human rectum evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging, 17, (4), 2005, p531-540 Journal Article, 2005

McMahon, B.P., Frøkjær, J.B., Drewes, A.M., Gregersen, H., A new measurement of oesophago-gastric junction competence, 16, (5), 2004, p543-546 Journal Article, 2004

McMahon, B. P., J. B. Frøkjær,et al. , "A new measurement of oesophago-gastric junction competence", Neurogastroenterology and Motility , 16, (5), 2004, p543 - 546 Journal Article, 2004

Z. Mahmood, B. P. McMahon, Q. Arfin, P. J. Byrne, J. V. Reynolds, E. M. Murphy and D. G. Weir, Endocinch therapy for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a one year prospective follow up, Gut, 52, (1), 2003, p34-9 Journal Article, 2003 URL

Murphy, E.M., Hegarty, F., McMahon, B.P., Boyle, G., Analysis of the colour rendition of flexible endoscopes, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 4876, (1), 2002, pp26-36 Conference Paper, 2002

Mahmood, Z., B. McMahon, et al. , "Innovations in gastro-intestinal endoscopy: endoscopic antireflux therapies for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease", Dig Dis, 20, (2), 2002, p182 - 190 Journal Article, 2002

Mahmood, Z., McMahon, B., O'Morain, C., Weir, D.G., Innovations in gastro-intestinal endoscopy: Endoscopic antireflux therapies for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, 20, (2), 2002, p182-190 Journal Article, 2002

Marsh, D. M., B.P. McMahon, et al, Technical comparison of image quality produced by analogue magnetic media and devices in diagnostic radiology, World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering , Nice, 1997, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

Marsh, D.M., Cooney, P., McMahon, B.P., Malone, J.F., Measurement of Wiener spectra in digital systems, 57, (1-4), 1995, p273-276 Journal Article, 1995 URL

McMahon, B. P., F. Hegarty, et al., Use of the MTF in Determining the resolving Power of Flexible Videoendoscopes, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering , Rio de Janeiro, 1994, 1994 Conference Paper, 1994

Hegarty, F., B.P. McMahon, et al, Colour Rendition in Flexible Endoscopic systems, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering , Rio de Janeiro, 1994, 1994 Conference Paper, 1994

McMahon B., F. Hegarty, Malone J.F., Video Endoscopy: Our Experience With Image Quality, 14th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Paris, Oct 1992, 3, 1992, pp1171 - 1172 Conference Paper, 1992 DOI URL

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Vegesna, A. Chen, D. R. McMahon, B. P. Benias, P. C. Pillai, A. Miller, L. S., DISTENSIBILITY OF THE GASTROESOPHAGEAL JUNCTION HIGH-PRESSURE ZONE IN NON-GERD SUBJECTS PRE AND POST ATROPINE AND IN PATIENTS WITH GERD, Gastroenterology, Digestive Disease Week, June 2018, 154, (6), 2018, ppS488 - S488 Published Abstract, 2018

Vegesna, A. Chen, D. R. McMahon, B. P. Benias, P. C. Pillai, A. Roland, B. C. Miller, L. S., FLIP 4D COLOR CONTOUR PLOTS TO IDENTIFY REGIONAL DISTENSIBILITY OF THE GASTROESOPHAGEAL JUNCTION HIGH-PRESSURE ZONE, Gastroenterology, Digestive Disease Week, Washington DC, June 2018, 154, (6), 2018, ppS962 - S963 Published Abstract, 2018

Barry McMahon, Driving Change in Clinical PracticeThrough Innovation, 35th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series, School of Medicine Chinese University of Hong Kong, 13th December, 2016, Chinese University of Hong Kong Invited Talk, 2016 URL URL

McMahon, B. P. , Use of FLIP in Transoral Intragastric Surgery, The European School of Laparoscopic Surgery - 2nd Transoral Intragastric Surgery Workshop, Saint Pierre University Hospital , Brussels. , 2008 Invited Talk, 2008

McMahon, B. P., J. Browne, et al, Writing Scientific Papers, Association of Physical Scientists in Medicine (APSM) Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin , 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

McMahon, B. P. Odie, K. Moloney, K.W. Gregersen, H. , "Applying Computional Fluid dynamics to the Oesophagogastric Junction", Gastroenterology, Digestive Disease Week, 2007, 132, (4), 2007, ppA282 - A282 Published Abstract, 2007

McMahon, B. P. and H. Gregersen , Do we really understand the function of the Oesophagogastric Junction (OGJ) in Disease? , 3rd Gastro Intestinal Physiology Measurement Meeting, York, England , 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

Baeumont, H., J. J. Bergman, et al, "Preservation of the Functional Integrity of the Distal Esophagus after Circumferential Ablation of Barrets Esophagus. , Gastroenterology, 2007, 2007 Published Abstract, 2007

McMahon, B. P. , Joint Lecture with the Biomedical Engineering Division "A New Assessment Method for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease"£ , Engineers Ireland - West Region , Galway, 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

Gregersen, H. and B. P. McMahon , Visualising the GI Tract; New Perspectives on Imaging , Association of Physical Scientists in medicing (APSM) Annual Scientific Meeting , Dublin , 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

McMahon, B. P. , Use of FLIP in Transoral Intragastric Surgery , The European School of Lapraoscopic Surgery - 2nd Transoral Intragastric Surgery Workshop, Saint Peierre University Hospital, Brussels. , 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

McMahon, B. P. , GERD and FLIP Technology , European Society of Esophagology, Dublin , 2007 Invited Talk, 2007

McMahon, B. P., J. N. B. Frøkjær, et al. , "A New Method to Evaluate the Oesophagogastric Junction - The Functional Imaging Probe (FLIP)" , Endoscopy, 2006, 38, 2006 Published Abstract, 2006

Mahmood, Z., B. P. McMahon, et al, "Evaluation of Training Programme for TEP (Endocinch) Technique for the Treatment of GORD", Endoscopy , 2006, 38, 2006 Published Abstract, 2006

Beaumont, H., B. P. McMahon, et al, "Changes in compliance following Laparoscopic nissen fundoplication measured by a new technique (FLIP)", Gastroenterology, 2006, 130, (4), 2006, ppA391 - A391 Published Abstract, 2006

McMahon, B. P., J. N. B. Frøkjær, et al, "The functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) for the evaluation of the esophagogastric junction (EGJ)", Gastroenterology, 2006, 130, (4), 2006, ppA134 - A134 Published Abstract, 2006

McMahon, B. P. , The Functional Luminal Imaging Probe Updates in Reflux Disease , Gothenburg Sweden, September, 2005 Invited Talk, 2005

McMahon, B.P. , The Functional Luman Imaging Probe , Annual Scientific Meeting Centre for Visceral Biomechanics & Pain Denmark, Viborg, Denmark, 2005 Invited Talk, 2005

McMahon, B. P., J. B. Frøkjær, et al, "The FLIP technique for evaluating th oesophago-gastric junction", Endoscopy, 2005, 37, (Suppl I), 2005, ppA283- Published Abstract, 2005

McMahon, B.P., M. Bergstrom, et al, "Use of FLIP in determining changes in the geometry of the oesophago-gastric junction with endoscopic suturing in a porcine model" , Gut, 2005, 54, (suppl VII), 2005, ppA104- Published Abstract, 2005

McMahon, B. P., J. B. Frøkjær, et al, "New perspective on the oesophagogastric junctio - The functional luminal imaging probe (FLIP)", Neurogatroenterology & Motility, 2005, 17, (Suppl 2), 2005, pp64- Published Abstract, 2005

McMahon, B. P., J. B. Frøkjær, et al, " A new and direct method to assess oesophagi-gastric junction (EGJ) function, Gastroenterology, 2004, 126, (4), 2004, ppA320 - A320 Published Abstract, 2004

Frøkjær, J. B., B. P. McMahon, et al. , "Modelling of the 3D geometry in the human rectum based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)", Gastroenterology, 2004, 126, (4), 2004, ppA202 - A203 Published Abstract, 2004

McMahon, B. P. , the Functional Lumen Imaging Probe (FLIP), Centre for Visceral Biomechanics & Pain annual Scientific Meeting, Denmark, 2004 Invited Talk, 2004

McMahon, B. P., J. B. Frøkjær, et al, "Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to Determine the 3D Geomety in the Human Rectum" , Endoscopy, 2004, 30, 2004 Published Abstract, 2004

McMahon, B. P., J. B. Frøkjær, et al, "New Measurements of Oesophagogastric Junction Function", Endoscopy, 2004, 30, (10), 2004 Published Abstract, 2004

Mahmood, Z., B.P. McMahon, et al, "Quality of life after transesophageal endoscopic plication (Endocinch) procedure for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): A one ear prospective study", Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2003, 57, (5), 2003, ppAB113 - AB113 Published Abstract, 2003

McMahon, B. P. , New Techniques in gastrointestinal Motility, Nurses Gastroenterology Study Day, Dublin , September, 2003, Tallaght University Hospital Invited Talk, 2003

Reynolds, J. V., P. J. Byrne, et al, "Transoesophageal Endoscopic Plication Versus Nissan Fundoplication for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease", British Jounal of Surgery , 2002, 89, (3), 2002, pp375 - 376 Published Abstract, 2002

Arfin, Q., Z. mahmood, et. al, "Use of Endocinch (c) for the Management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease", Gut, 2002, 50, (024), 2002 Published Abstract, 2002

McMahon, B.P., P. Byrne, et al, "Do we need new objective measures for lower oesophageal sphincter function?", Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 2002, 14, (5), 2002, pp587- Published Abstract, 2002

Mahmood, Z., P. J. Byrne, et al, " A comparaison of Bard Endocinch transoesophageal endoscopic plication ( BETEP) with laproscope nissen fundoplication (LNF) for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD)", Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2002, 55, (5), 2002, pp463- Published Abstract, 2002

Mahmood, Z., B.P. McMahon, et al, "Transesophageal endoscopic gastroplication (TEG) treatment for gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)", Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 2001, 53, (5), 2001, pp4108- Published Abstract, 2001

McMahon, B. P., N. O'Hare, et al, "Providing the Right Mix of Staff in Medical Physics and Engineering Departments, Physica Medica, 2001, 17, 2001, pp175- Published Abstract, 2001

McMahon, B. P., English, L. et al, "Validation of a new reprocessing agent for flexible endoscopes", Irish Journal of Medical Science , 2000, 169, (3), 2000, pp14- Published Abstract, 2000

Lennon, B., L. Bartly, et al, "A guide to flexible endoscopy system faults based on 410 years of practical support experience", Irish Journal of Medical Science , 2000, 169, (3), 2000, pp13- Published Abstract, 2000

Hegarty, F., B. P. McMahon, et al, "Analysis of Colour Rendition of Flexible Endoscopes", Endoscopy, 1997, 29, (E39), 1997 Published Abstract, 1997

McMahon, B. P., F. Hegarty, et al., "G.I. Endoscopy Image Storage - effects of Image Compression - a Clinical Study", Endoscopy, 1997, 27, 1997, ppE39 - E40 Published Abstract, 1997

Keeling, P. W. N., B. P. McMahon, et al, "Multimodality Imaging in Gastroenterology - A prototype Study, Endoscopy, 1997, 29, (E40), 1997 Published Abstract, 1997

Kirrane, F., B. P. McMahon. et al, "Black holes in Video Endoscopy", Endoscopy, 1997, 29, 1997 Published Abstract, 1997

McMahon, B. P. , Safety and Use of Medical Insufflators. , Seminar on Medical Equipment Management for the New Europe., Engineers Ireland Dublin , 1996 Invited Talk, 1996

McMahon, B. P., F. Hegarty, etal. , "Image Quality Differences Between Fibreoptic and Video Flexible Endoscopes", Irish Journal of Medical Science, 1994, 163, (Supplement No. 13), 1994, pp15- Published Abstract, 1994

Research Expertise

Description

Physiological Measurement, GI Biomechanics & Motility, Non-ionising Diagnositic Imaging in Medicine, Process Improvement, Endoscopic Instrumentation and Techniques

Keywords

Bioengineering; Biological Engineering; Biomaterials; Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Research Resources, Other; Biomedical Research Training; Biosensors; Diagnostics; Digestive Diseases & Disorders; Education/Instruction (Health/Safety/Medical); Gastroenterology; Gastrointestinal Diseases/Disorders; Health Physics; Health/Medical Science--Computer Technology; Instruments/Instrumentation/Devices (Health/M; Medical Devices; Medical Diagnosis; Medical Instrumentation; Medical/Diagnostic Imaging; Physiological Controls and Systems; Technology Assessment/Transfer/Outreach (Hlth; Ultrasound

Recognition

Representations

Vice-President & Governor, Irish College of Medical Physicists November 2009

Awards and Honours

Distinguished Scholar - Chinese University of Hong Kong 13th December 2016

Memberships

Institute of Physicists & Engineers in Medicine (U.K.) 1993 – Present

Association of Physical Scientisits in Medicine (APSM) 1995 – Present

Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) 2001 – Present

American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Mar 2006 – Present

Biomedical Engineering Association of Ireland (BEAI) 1995 – Present