Our members have recently presented aspects of our current work at the following meetings and conferences:
  1. Koh C.  Surgical response to pandemic. (Panel member) ACPGBI’s Colorectal Goes Viral – ‘Are we human’ session. 8 July 2020 (Webinar)
  2. Horsley M, Karunaratne S, Harris I, Trevena L, Solomon M. Comparing the most important goals of patients with the perceptions of health professionals: A hierarchy of goals from patients undergoing total knee replacement. Sydney Musculoskeletal, Bone & Joint Health Alliance 4th Annual Scientific Virtual Meeting 2020, 30th July 2020, Webinar
  3. Karunaratne S, Horsley M,  Solomon M, Trevena L, Harris I. The use of knee arthroplasty appropriateness tools and correlation with surgeon decision-making: An Australian perspective. Sydney Musculoskeletal, Bone & Joint Health Alliance 4th Annual Scientific Virtual Meeting 2020, 31st July 2020, Webinar
  4. Koh C. Management of pelvic mesh complications. Central & Eastern Sydney Primary Health Networks (CESPHN) GP webinar. 9 September 2020
  5. Koh C. Wha’ts new in Intestinal failure. Takeda-Shire meeting. Sydney. Doltone House, Hyde Park. 29 October 2020
  6. Lim CYS, Laidsaar-Powell RC, Young JM, Kao SC-H, Zhang Y, Butow P. A thematic synthesis of qualitative research in colorectal cancer survivorship.  Sydney Catalyst PG&ECR Symposium, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, 30 October 2020 [Oral presentation]
  7. Fox O, Benicio K, Steffens D, Solomon M, Young J, Koh C, Lee P, Austin K, Hatcher S. Surgical outcomes and survival of local and remote patients undergoing pelvic exenteration. Sydney Catalyst PG&ECR Symposium, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, 30 October 2020 [Oral]
  8. Stanislaus C, Steffens D, McBride K, Solomon MJ, Young J, Thanigasalam N, Leslie S, Bannon PG. Short-term quality of life outcomes following robotic-assisted surgery. [Oral presentation] Sydney Catalyst Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium, 30 October 2020
  9. Toms C, Steffens D, Yeo D, Pulitano C, Sandroussi C.  A cross-sectional investigation into quality of life and survival after resection for pancreatic cancer. Sydney Catalyst PG&ECR Symposium, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, 30 October 2020 [Oral]
  10. Venchiarutti RL, Pho L, Clark JR, Palme CE, Young JM. ‘The tyranny of distance’: facilitators and barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer. Sydney Catalyst Postgraduate and Early Career Research Symposium, 30th October 2020, Sydney, Australia (Oral)
  11. Toms C, Steffens D, Yeo D, Pulitano C, Sandroussi C. Quality of life and survival after pancreatic resection– A cross-sectional study.  Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting 2020, 11th – 13th November 2020 [e-Poster]
  12. Venchiarutti RL, Pho L, Clark JR, Palme CE, Young JM. Patient and carer perceptions of facilitators and barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer in NSW: a qualitative study. Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s 47th Annual Scientific Meeting, 11th-13th November 2020, Brisbane, Australia (Oral) (Selected as ‘Best of the Best Orals – Epidemiology’)
  13. Koh C. International Panel member on ACPGBI Legacy document entitled `Legacy of COVID‐19 – the opportunity to enhance surgical services for patients with colorectal disease’, published in Colorectal Disease. Session: Renaissance of Colorectal Surgery during Covid-19 via Zoom; 10 November 2020
  14. Venchiarutti RL, Kapoor R, Clark JR, Palme CE, Young JM. Science behind the policy: what is the scientific evidence for health-system interventions aiming to reduce delays in head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment? Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s 47th Annual Scientific Meeting, 11th-13th November 2020, Brisbane, Australia (E-Poster)
  15. Koh C. Peritonectomy program. Cancer Control – Wining in Integration 2020 Chinese Conference on Oncology (CCO 2020), China Anti-Cancer Association 14-15 November 2020
  16. Kim S, Fallot J, Stanislaus C, Steffens D, Mak G, Virk A, Jackson S, Thanigasalam R, Leslie S. Robotic Enucleation of prostrate for benign prostatic hyperplasia, a Transvesical approach. The 50th International Continence Society Annual Meeting 18-21 November 2020, Las Vegas, USA
  17. Kim S, Fallot J, Steffens S, Chan L, Stanislaus C, Leslie S, Thanigasalam R. Anatomical factors influencing early recovery of urinary continence following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. The 50th International Continence Society Annual Meeting 18-21 November 2020, Las Vegas, USA
  18. Venchiarutti RL, Pho L, Clark JR, Palme CE, Young JM. Patient and carer perceptions of facilitators and barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer in NSW: a qualitative study. University of Sydney Cancer Research Network Post-Graduate and Early Careers Research Symposium, 24th November 2020, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, Australia (Oral)
  19. Toms C. Quality of Life after Pancreatic Resection for Malignant and Benign Disease – A Cross-sectional Study. 2020 COSA Annual Scientific Virtual Meeting, 11-13 November [e-Poster]
  20. Karunaratne S, Horsley M, Solomon M, Trevena L, Harris I. Comparing the most important goals of patients with the perceptions of health professionals: A hierarchy of goals from patients undergoing total knee replacement. ARA-NSW, 5th December 2020, Webinar
  21. Clare, C Steffens D, Yeo D, Pulitano C, Sandroussi C. Quality of Life after Pancreatic Resection for Malignant and Benign Disease – A Cross-sectional Study. IHPBA 2020 Virtual Congress, 27th – 29th November 2020 [e-Poster]
  22. Fox O, Benicio K, Steffens D, Solomon M, Young J, Byrne C, Young C, Koh C, Lee P, Austin K, Stalley P, Hong J. Quality of life following Pelvic Exenteration Surgery [Oral] 2021 Sydney Vital ECR Virtual Research Symposium, 22 March 2021
  23. Bartyn J, Steffens, D, Ismail, H, Denehy L, Beckenkamp P, Solomon, M, Koh, C, Phillinger, N. Assessing the association between preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise test and postoperative outcomes for patients undergoing cancer surgery. [Oral] Sydney Vital Early Career Researcher Symposium, 22 March 2021
  24. Karunaratne S, Horsley M, Trevena L, Harris I, Solomon M. Evaluating patient goals of total knee replacement: Formulating a patient-reported hierarchy of goals and congruence with perspectives of health professionals. World Physiotherapy Congress 2021. Online, 9-11 April 2021.

 

Upcoming Presentations

  1. Koh C.  Updates on colorectal cancer.  CPD Education Session of the Australian Chinese Medical Practitioners Society (ACMPS).  [Guest speaker] 22nd of April 2021
  2. Karunaratne S, Horsley M, Trevena L, Harris I, Solomon M. Identifying the hierarchy of objectives for patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: Can health professionals identify their patients’ goals? Australian Rheumatology Association 61st Annual Scientific Meeting. Online, 21-23 April 2021
  3. Karunaratne S, Horsley M, Trevena L, Solomon M, Harris I. Evaluating tools for appropriateness in knee arthroplasty: An Australian perspective. Australian Rheumatology Association 61st Annual Scientific Meeting. Online, 21-23 April 2021
  4. Johnstone C, Britton G, Koh C, Solomon M, McLachlan A.  Pain related outcomes following a change in analgesia practice for patients undergoing pelvic exenteration surgery. [Poster] ANZCA (Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists) ASM    27/4 – 8/5/2021
  5. Johnstone C, Roberts D, Steffens D, Solomon M, McLachlan A.  Pelvic Exenteration Surgery: are we missing the pain? A systematic review of pain and its management following pelvic exenteration surgery. [Poster] ANZCA ASM 27/4 – 8/5/2021
  6. Chen ZLC, Aitchison LP, Toms C, Sandroussi C, Yeo DA, Steffens D.  To Stitch or Not to Stitch: A Meta-Analysis on the Closure of Laparoscopic Port Sites. [Poster] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  7. Fox O, Benicio K, Solomon M, Young Y, Koh D, Lee P, Austin K, Hatcher S, Steffens D. Would the distance between place of residence and treating hospital affect surgical outcomes and survival in patients undergoing major pelvic cancer surgery? [Oral] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  8. Makker PGS. Short-term functional outcomes following pelvic exenteration surgery: a prospective cohort study. RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  9. McBride K. Cost-analysis of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients with peritoneal malignancy: An Australian perspective with global application. [Oral] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  10. McBride K. Surgical experience for patients with serious mental illness: a qualitative study. [Oral] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  11. McBride K. Suitability of psychological screening tools for patients having routine surgery: A review of the literature. [Poster] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  12. Yeqian H, Wang Y, Steffens D, Young, JM, Solomon MJ, Koh CE. Grading complications in pelvic exenteration. Limitations of current classification system. [Poster] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  13. Yeqian H, Steffens D, Koh CE, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Differences in Perioperative Outcomes and Quality of Life outcomes in Pelvic Exenteration Between Locally Advanced versus Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer. [Poster] RACS 89th Annual Scientific Congress, Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021
  14. Solomon MJ. Clinical research, decisional conflict and bias in the interpretation of Randomised controlled trials. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) 89th Annual Scientific Congress (Oral Presentation), Melbourne, 10-14 May 2021.
  15. Koh C. What outcomes matter most for patients undergoing cancer surgery. RACS. 21 May 2021
  16. Koh C. Future of Surgery and Innovation. [Panel member & Guest Speaker] Annual Australasian Students’ Surgical Conference (ASSC), 26-27 June 2021