Our members have recently presented aspects of our current work at the following meetings and conferences:
  1. Koh C, Carey S. Highlights from the SBS Care Networking Meeting Europe 2018. Shire Australia, SBS Care Network meeting, Gladesville, Sydney. 5 February 2019
  2. Solomon MJ.  Subjective and objective outcomes of pelvic exenteration. [Invited speaker] 17th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology. Kuala Lumpur 14-17 March 2019
  3. Solomon MJ. Tips, tricks and errors in resection of advanced and recurrent rectal cancer. [Invited speaker] 17th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology. Kuala Lumpur 14-17 March 2019
  4. Solomon MJ. Symposium 6D: Oral Presentations [Judge]; & Professor’s corner session [Panelist]. 17th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology. Kuala Lumpur 14-17 March 2019
  5. Young J. Unwarranted variation in follow up after colorectal cancer treatment in NSW.  Genomic, clinical and health system perspectives on variations in colorectal cancer outcomes. University of Sydney – University of Edinburgh Partnership Symposium. RPA Institute of Academic Surgery. 4-5 April 2019 [Conference Convener]
  6. Solomon MJ.   XVIIth Turkish Colon and Rectal Surgery Congress.  9 – 13 April 2019, Antalya, Turkey.
  7. Koh C. Colorectal Cancer. Research Interest Group for Nurses, Sydney Nursing School. 2 May 2019 [Oral presentation]
  8. Koh C. Breaking news in continence. 2019 State Conference, The Continence Foundation of Australia in NSW.  Dockside Darling Harbour, Sydney. 3 May 2019 [Oral presentation]
  9. RB, Park J-S, Toms C, Koh C, Yeo D. The association between body mass index and liver resection outcomes in Hepatocellular carcinoma and Colorectal cancer metastases. RACS 88th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok 6-10 May [ePoster]
  10. Aitchison L, Toms C, Yeo D, Steffens D. To stitch or not to stitch? Optimal closure of abdominal laparoscopic port sites: A systematic review. RACS 88th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok 6-10 May 2019 [ePoster]
  11. Young JM, Ansari N, Koh CE, Brown KGM, Steffens D, Young CJ, Solomon MJ, McBride K, O’Shannassy S, Tang A, Moran BJ. Short-term quality of life outcomes following cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. RACS 88th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok 6-10 May 2019 [ePoster]
  12. Young J, Solomon MJ, Koh CE, Steffens D. Clear surgical margin and absence of postoperative complications predict favourable outcomes following pelvic exenteration. RACS 88th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok 6-10 May 2019 [ePoster]
  13. Young MJ, Ansari N, Koh CE, Brown KGM, Steffens D, Young CJ, Solomon MJ, McBride K, O’Shannassy S, Tang A, Brendan Moran BJ. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: Our experience in first 100 cases”. RACS 88th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bangkok 6-10 May 2019 [Oral presentation]
  14. Stanislaus C, Steffens D, McBride K, Solomon MJ, Young J, Thanigasalam N, Leslie S, Bannon PG. Overview of robotic cancer surgery in a tertiary public hospital. Sydney Catalyst 8th Annual Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Education Centre, 26 June 2019. [Virtual poster]
  15. Venchiarutti R, Clark JR, Palme CE, Shakespeare TP, Hill J, Mohd Tahir AR, Dwyer P, Young JM. Geographic variation in time to diagnosis and treatment of oral cavity and oropharynx cancer in NSW. Sydney Catalyst Postgraduate and Early Career Research Symposium, 26th June 2019, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Sydney, Australia [Oral]
  16. Solomon MJ.  Past 25 years of surgery for IBD and pelvic advanced malignancy.  Canberra Gut Club, Canberra, Australia [Oral presentation].  22 August 2019
  17. Steffens D.  Feasibility and acceptability of pre-operative exercise to improve patient outcomes after major cancer surgery. 2019 International Translational Cancer Research Symposium, Sydney Catalyst. The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW Australia. 19 September 2019
Our Upcoming Presentations

Koh C.  The Cost of Excellence – Financial and Health Economics.  2019 RACS ACT Annual Scientific Meeting, Australian National Museum, ACT, Australia. 1 November 2019 [Keynote speaker]

Koh C. [Chair and organisation committee] Annual Joint Academic Meetings. RACS in conjunction with the Academy of Surgical Educators Forum 7-8 November 2019

Koh C. Starting out in Research.  RACS NSW 2019 Surgeons’ Month Prep for SET course. RACS, Kent Street, Sydney, 9 November 2019