ANZ Journal of Surgery

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Edited By: John P. Harris

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Online ISSN: 1445-2197

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Risk Management,

Published: 10 Dec 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Judging doctors
Geoffrey L. Davies


Surgical sense and legal non-sense – Chappel v Hart revisited
Thomas B. Hugh


Criminalization of medical error: who draws the line?
Sidney W. A. Dekker


Use of autopsy in general surgery: a comparison of practice and opinion
Peter N. Stiven, Chris M. Frampton, David R. Lewis


Getting surgery right is more complex than it appears: A new look is needed at aberrant procedures
Thomas B. Hugh, David A. Parker, Colin Furnival, John Kennedy, Marcus Atlas, James Kearsley


Comparative issues in aviation and surgical crew resource management: (1) are we too solution focused?
Graham J. F. Hunt, Kathleen S. N. Callaghan


Surgical dexterity after a 'night out on the town'
Hemant M. Kocher, Jane Warwick, Reyad Al-Ghnaniem, Ameet G. Patel


Monitoring and improving quality in surgery
Russell L. Gruen


ASERNIP-S: international trend setting
Guy Maddern, Margaret Boult, Eleanor Ahern, Wendy Babidge


Isolated specialists: how many procedures do they need to carry out and how do we measure whether they are competent?
David A. Watters, Ross E. Knight


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Military Surgery,

Published: 15 Nov 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Fracture care of friend and foe during World War I
John Kirkup


The operation of forward surgical teams in the Kokoda-Buna campaigns
Robert Grogan


South Vietnam: the province of the general surgeon
D. Berg


Surgery in the conflict region of Sri Lanka
P. A. Dewan, P. Hakewill


Military surgery in Rwanda
Glendon B. Farrow, Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld, John A. Crozier, Peter Wheatley, Peter Warfe


Damage control laparotomy in the Australian military
Susan J. Neuhaus, Justin R. Bessell


Surgical aspects of operation Bali assist: initial wound surgery on the tarmac and in flight
David Read, Bruce Ashford


Australian Defence Force surgical support to peacekeeping operations in East Timor
Anthony J. Chambers, John A. Crozier


Emergency thoracotomy and the military surgeon
Campbell MacFarlane


Military static line parachute injuries in an Australian commando battalion
Craig D. Hughes, Patrick C. L. Weinrauch


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Nerves and the thyroid,

Published: 15 Oct 2010

Edited By: Jonathan W Serpell, The Alfred Hospital & Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Non-recurrent laryngeal nerves. The role of digital subtraction angiography to identify subjects
P. R. Campbell, J. W. Serpell, A. E. Young


Recurrent laryngeal nerve and the posterior fascial attachment of the thyroid gland
A. B. Salama, P. McGrath


Unilateral vocal fold paralysis: causes, options and outcomes
Thomas Havas, David Lowinger, Jocelyn Priestley


Voice changes and thyroid surgery: is pre-operative indirect laryngoscopy necessary?
Philip Yeung, Catherine Erskine, Philip Mathews, Philip J. Crowe


The 'neglected' nerve in thyroid surgery: the case for routine identification of the external laryngeal nerve
L. Delbridge


External laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery: Recognition and surgical implications
E. N. Aina, A. N. Hisham


Importance of the external laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery
Ian R. Gough


Recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery: A critical appraisal
Abdullah N. Hisham, Mohd R. Lukman


Recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery: A critical appraisal
Abdullah N. Hisham, Mohd R. Lukman


The 'neglected' nerve in thyroid surgery – The case for routine identification of the external laryngeal nerve
Leigh Delbridge, Jaswinder Samra


Extralaryngeal bifurcation of the recurrent laryngeal nerve: a common variation
Tilan Beneragama, Jonathan W. Serpell


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Surgical Education,

Published: 01 Sep 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Surgical training, past and future
A. C. McEachern


The history of basic surgical science examinations in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
J. H. Heslop


Personal view: education for clinical science: experience in Australia and England
H. A. F. Dudley


Undergraduate experience of surgical teaching and its influence and its influence on career choice
Edmund W. Ek, Eugene T. Ek, Sean D. Mackay


Virtual patients in undergraduate surgery education: a randomized controlled study
Javad H. Vash, Masud Yunesian, Mohammad Shariati, Amir Keshvari, Iraj Harirchi


New standards and criteria for accreditation of hospitals and posts for surgical training
John P. Collins


Novel method for assessment and selection of trainees for higher surgical training in general surgery
Anthony G. Gallagher, Paul Neary, Peter Gillen, Brian Lane, Anthony Whelan, William A Tanner, Oscar Traynor


Assessment of laparoscopic psychomotor skills in interns using the mist virtual reality simulator: a prerequisite for those considering surgical training?
Daron H. Cope, Douglas Fenton-Lee


Implications of an expertise model for surgical skills training
Bruce Abernethy, Jamie M. Poolton, Rich S. W. Masters, Niv G. Patil


Surgical education and training: maintaining the competence of supervisors
David Birks, Claire Palermo


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Hydatid Disease,

Published: 25 Aug 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

A case of hydatid of the kidney
Victor Hurley


Hydatid disease of the brain, with report of a case
W. A. Hailes


Deaths from hydatid disease
Sir Louis Barnett


Primary cerebral hydatid disease
Harold R. Dew


Hydatid cyst of the liver extrusion of intact cyst
Rowan Webb


A survey of hydatid disease in the Waikato Hospital board area from 1942–1959
Ellis Dick


Hydatid disease in children
Alex W. Auldist, N. A. Myers


A suction cone to prevent spillage during hydatid surgery
Barrie J. Aarons, Gabriel A. Kune


Hydatid disease: Epidemiology and pathology
P. A. Braithwaite


Pre-operative albendazole therapy for recurrent hydatid disease
William Brough, Oliver Hennessy, Michael D. Rickard, Marshall W. Lightowlers, Gabriel A. Kune


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Anatomy,

Published: 12 Jul 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Some recent work in anatomy bearing on surgical practice
W. P. Gowland


Walter Hermann Ryff and his anatomy
K. F. Russell


The Archibald Watson Memorial Lecture: Our Honoured Anatomists
R. G. Elmslie


Surgical inclination and anatomy teaching at the University of Auckland
Phillip J. Insull, Ritwik Kejriwal, Phil Blyth


Early anatomists of the Adelaide Medical School
R. G. Elmslie


Some specimens from William Clift's copy of Matthew Baillie's the Morbid Anatomy of the Human Body (1799–1802)
Harold D. Attwood


The surgeon as a teacher of anatomy
Harold Ellis


Art macabre: Is anatomy necesary?
Marius Fahrer


Electronic resources for surgical anatomy
Ah-Rin Anna Choi, Rodney Tamblyn, Mark D. Stringer


Traditional anatomy teaching and problem-based learning: Is there a middle way?
Bo Xu


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Images for Surgeons,

Published: 07 Jun 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

A case of pneumorachis as a consequence of thoracic spinal fractures
Dennis Hartig, Richard Williams


Missed laryngotracheal rupture leading to delayed presentation
Patricia MacFarlane, Conrad Stranz, Stuart MacKay


Prostato-ano-cutaneous fistula: unusual complication of prostatic abscess
Pankaj Kumar Garg, Niladhar Shankarrao Hadke


Splenosis presenting as multiple intra-abdominal masses mimicking malignancy
John Kok, Michael Lin, Peter Lin,Charles Ngu, Sithoeun Sam, Christopher Loh, Katherine Kociuba


Internal carotid artery aneurysm presenting as a pulsatile intraoral mass
Esther M. Bonrath, Philip J. Walker, Allan J. Kruger


Giant retropharyngeal liposarcoma
Matteo Alicandri-Ciufelli, Francesco Mattioli, Gabriele Molteni, Marco Trebbi, Livio Presutti


A deceptive breast lesion
Justin James, Bee Kiat Ang, Chong Leng Ong


Pheochromocytoma: a tumour not to be trusted
Lisa Menassa-Moussa, Tarek Smayra, Cesar Yaghi, Chawki Atallah, Bassam Abboud, Michel Ghossain, Noel Aoun


Surgical management of the petrous teratoma
Shi-Ting Li, Jun Zhong, Jin Zhu


Extra-osseous Ewing's sarcoma of chest wall
Shilpi Singh Gupta, Onkar Singh, Mohan Soni, Ram Sharn Raikwar, Raj Kumar Mathur


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Heuristics,

Published: 10 May 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia.

Heuristics
John C. Hall


Surgical heuristics
Michael Patkin


Otolaryngologic heuristics: a rhinologic perspective
Erik Kent Weitzel, Steve Floreani, Peter-John Wormald


Shoulder arthroscopy heuristics
John Stephen Quain


Pot pouri of heuristics in penetrating trauma to the chest
Elias Degiannis, Martin D. Smith


Heuristics in cardiothoracic surgery
Peter Tesar


Laparoscopic bile duct injury: understanding the psychology and heuristics of the error
Sidney W. A. Dekker, Thomas B. Hugh


Gripping the difficult gall bladder during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Michael Patkin, David I. Watson


Monopolar diathermy dissection made easy
Spencer W. Beasley


Hemithyroidectomy: a heuristics perspective
Jonathan W. Serpell, Simon Grodski, Meei Yeung, John Swann, Sarah Kemp, William Johnson


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Academic Surgery

Published: 24 Apr 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia.

The Gordon Bell Memorial Lecture: From Edinburgh, an Academic Surgeon
H. A. F. Dudley


The Relevance of Academic Input into Surgical Training
G. L. Hill


Academic Surgery: Does It Have a Future?
Matthew F. Kalady,Victor W. Fazio


Surgical Research: Lost in Translation?
David I. Watson


Academic Surgery Under Threat
Russell L. Gruen, Andrew H. Kaye


Academic Surgery in North America
Murray F. Brennan


Academic Surgery in the United Kingdom
Peter J. Morris


Academic Surgery in New Zealand: Dodo or Phoenix?
Justin Roake


Academic Surgery in Asia
Cheng-Har Yip


Academic Surgery in Papua New Guinea
Sydney Chung, David Watters


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Christophers on Frederick Wood Jones

Published: 22 Mar 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia.

Frederic Wood Jones, Artist and Illustrator
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones' Empathy with Living Creatures
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones at School and at University
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones as a Teacher and on Teaching
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones: His Academic Medals and Those They Honoured
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones: Coral and Atolls
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones: It was a Large Nerve and not an Artery
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones: The Missing Manuscript
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones: His Major Books and How They Were Reviewed
B. E. Christophers


Frederic Wood Jones: His Illnesses
B. E. Christophers


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Some Problems with Tubes: Part II,

Published: 22 Feb 2010

Edited By: Edited by John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Pyriform sinus perforation secondary to nasogastric tube insertion
Ozer Makay MD, Gokhan Icoz MD, Serdar Akyildiz MD, Mahir Akyildiz MD, Enis Yetkin MD


Unique complication of a biliary stent: erosion through the common hepatic duct wall
Philip E. Dundee, Stephen J. Franzi, Peter R. Thomas


Cardiac tamponade during central venous vascular access port insertion
Philip J. Smart, Michael Kirton, Bruce Mann


Venous occlusion: A rare complication of transvenous cardiac pacing
R. Ferguson, B. McCaughan, J. May, R. Waugh


BRONCHOSCOPIC APPEARANCE OF ACUTE TRACHEOBRONCHIAL COMPRESSION BY AN ENDO-OESOPHAGEAL TUBE
T. K. Ti


Duodenal penetration by a Greenfield caval filter
M. Appleberg, J. A. Crozier


Small bowel fistula: a complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion
P. M. Evans, J. W. Serpell


Sigmoid colon perforation following a migrated biliary stent
Michael Elliott, Stuart Boland


Aortic perforation due to an impacted percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy gastric flange
S. R. Robinson, P. Johnston, J. W. Wyeth


Insertion of subclavian line: don't get knotted
S. P. Y. Kwok, W. Y. Lau, A. K. C. Li


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Some Problems with Tubes: Part I,

Published: 01 Jan 2010

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia.

Chest wall actinomycosis in association with the use of an intra-uterine device
William J. H. McBride, David R. Hill, David L. Gordon


Pulmonary artery catheterization: an unusual complication of chest tube insertion
K. J. Singh, M. A. J. Newman


Spontaneous knotting of a pigtail ureteric stent in the ureter requiring percutaneous removal
K. G. Braslis, G. Joyce


Ischaemic necrosis of the glans penis: a complication of urethral catheterization in a diabetic man
J. N. Nacey, B. Delahunt, T. J. Neale, J. M. Chrisp


Retained nasojejunal feeding tube: a cautionary tale
Ding Y. Guo,* MB BSPeter M. Hewitt,* FCS (SA), FRACSc


Perforation during nasogastric and orogastric tube insertion
Russell Gruen, Richard Cade, Dominic Vellar


Intra-aortic balloon rupture causing femoral entrapment
Dr J. M. Alvarez, Mr P. W. Brady, Dr R. MC. Wilson


Late complication following coil embolization of a biliary leak
Charbel Sandroussi, Lubomyr D. Lemech, Bernd Grunewald, Ned Abraham, P. James Gallagher


Arteriovenous fistula following transfemoral angiography
Bo Almgren, Sadettin Karacagil, Olof Nybacka


Perforation of the gall bladder by a peripherally inserted central catheter guidewire: 'if it can happen it will'
James Kent, Thomas Nedumpara


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History of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons,

Published: 11 Dec 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Message From His Majesty The King
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


The Opening of the College
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


The Founders of the College
P. J. Kenny and I. D. Miller


The History of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1920-1935
Julian Ormond Smith


The College Headquarters Building
H. B. Devine


The Arms of the Colleges of Surgeons I: The Arms and Mace of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Peter G. Jones


The Flag of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
A. W. Beasley


A College Library
H. B. Devine


Surgeon's Garden
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


The Gift of the College Fountain
Dr Mary Burnell


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Biostatistics for Surgeons,

Published: 15 Nov 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Improving the evidence-base in surgery: evaluating surgical effectiveness
Jane M. Young, Michael J. Solomon


Publication bias in papers presented to the Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting
Ian A. Harris, Mohamed S. Mourad, Agus Kadir, Michael J. Solomon, Jane M. Young


Evolution of methodological standards in surgical trials
Carleen Ellis, Jane. L. Hall, Alizan Khalil, John C. Hall


Rapid versus full systematic reviews: validity in clinical practice?
Amber Watt, Alun Cameron, Lana Sturm, Timothy Lathlean, Wendy Babidge, Stephen Blamey, Karen Facey, David Hailey, Inger Norderhaug, Guy Maddern


Understanding statistical analysis in the surgical literature: some key concepts
Jane Young


Negative results and the limitations of power
Anthony Penington


Reporting of minimum clinically important differences in surgical trials
Irwin Kashani, Jane L. Hall, John C. Hall


Secrets to a successful database
Cameron Platell


Emergence of 'RetroPro' studies in the surgical literature
John C. Hall, Jane L. Hall


Analysing clinical studies: principles, practice and pitfalls of Kaplan–Meier plots
John Ludbrook, Alistair G. Royse


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Surgical Audit,

Published: 31 Oct 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Guidelines for surgical audit in Australia and New Zealand
David A. K. Watters, Anthony J. Green, Andre van Rij


Clinical audits: why and for whom
Margaret Boult, Guy J Maddern


How surgical audits can be used to promote the update of surgical evidence
Jim Wang, Maggi Boult, David Roder, Wendy Babidge, James Kollias, Guy Maddern


An audit of operative notes: facts and ways to improve
Liviu P. Lefter, Stuart R. Walker, Fleur Dewhurst, R. W. L. Turner


Evaluation of surgical performance using v-possum risk-adjusted mortality rates
Damien Mosquera, Nathaniel Chiang, Robert Gibberd


Risk-adjusted general surgical audit in octogenarians
Kirstin G. Nichols, David R. Prytherch, Micheal F. Fancourt, William T. C. Gilkison, Stephen M. Kyle, Damien A. Mosquera


15-year audit of post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage at Dunedin hospital
Emily A. Macassey, Campbell Baguley, Patrick Dawes, Andrew Gray


Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: an audit of a change in clinical practice
Ming K. Yew, Ivan J. Thompson


Cumulative sum techniques for surgeons: a brief review
Cheng-Hon Yap, Mark E. Colson, David A. Watters


Time to CUSUM: simplified reporting of outcomes in colorectal surgery
Thomas A Bowles, David A Watters


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Pilonidal Disease,

Published: 15 Sep 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

The treatment of pilonidal sinus
D Lane


Pathology of the inter-digital pilonidal sinus
JT Hueston


Interdigital pilonidal sinus caused by wool
A. D. Matheson


Pilonidal sinus of the mons veneris
Thomas J. Thwaite


Pilonidal sinus of the axilla
E. S. J. King


A pilonidal sinus of the ear
W. W. Woodward


An operative technique for the treatment of pilonidal sinus
Alan F. Hobbs


Pilonidal Sinus Treated by Z-Plasty
F. T. McDermott


Pilonidal sinus: excision and primary closure with a lateralised wound - the Karydakis operation
PRB Kitchen


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Mirizzi Syndrome

Published: 30 Aug 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Pablo Luis Mirizzi: the man behind the syndrome
Lisa N. Leopardi, Guy J. Maddern


Mirizzi syndrome: history, present and future development
Eric C. H. Lai, Wan Yee Lau


Mirizzi syndrome: noteworthy aspects of a retrospective study in one centre
Kok-Yang Tan, Hong-Chee Chng, Cosmas Yun-Yin Chen, Su-Ming Tan, Beow-Keong Poh, Michael Nan-Yuh Hoe


Mirizzi syndrome: An extra hazard for laparoscopic surgery
J. S. Bagia, L. North, D. R. Hunt


Right cholecysto-hepato-choledocho fistula: a new variant of type II Mirizzi syndrome?
Kae Jack Tay and Alexander Y. F. Chung


Mirizzi syndrome: consider endoscopic stone removal
Juha M. Grönroos


Mirizzi's syndrome: identification and management strategy
Md. Ibrarullah, Rajan Saxena, Sadiq S. Sikora, Vinay K. Kapoor, Vivek A. Saraswat, Satyendra P. Kaushik


Management of Mirizzi syndrome: A new surgical approach
Omar J. Shah, Manzoor A. Dar, Mehmood A. Wani, Nazir A. Wani


Choledochoplasty for cholecystocholedochal fistula (Mirizzi syndrome type II): a case report and literature review
Neil A. Strugnell, Avni Sali


Mirizzi syndrome: déjà vu again
Justin A. Roake


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Meckel's diverticulum

Published: 31 Jul 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Perforated Meckel's diverticulum caused by faecolith
Damien Loh


Postoperative Incisional Fistula Involving a Meckel's Diverticulum
Isaac M. Cranshaw, Matthew A. Clark, James H. F. Shaw


Perforation of Meckel's Diverticulum by a fishbone
Umit Sekmen, Ozgun Gungor, Julide Sagiroglu


Ileocaecal intussusception of a previously recognized Meckel's diverticulum
R. L. Simpson


Giant Meckel's diverticulum with enterolith formation
Damien Grinsell and E. Donaldson


Calculi in a Meckel's diverticulum: a case report and a review
Wayne G. Donaldson


Carcinold syndrome secondary to a primary tumour in a Meckel's diverticulum
C. M. Pyke, B. A. Lancaster, J. A. Heerden, L. K. Kvols


Laparoscopy: the ultimate diagnostic tool for a bleeding Meckel's diverticulum
Gary L. Crosthwaite, Andrew J. M. Leather


Adenocarcinoma in Meckel's diverticulum: case report and literature review
K. Yamaguchi, S. Maeda, K. Kitamura


Gangrenous Meckel's diverticulum causing acute intestinal obstruction in an adult
Raj Kumar Sharma, Vir Kumar Jain, Sangeeta Kamboj, Krishna Murari


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Foreign Bodies

Published: 30 Jun 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Wild duck strikes again
Claire Campbell, Paul Sitzler


Incarcerated Sigmoid Bottle
Brian J. Miller, Neil R. Wetzig


Dentures: Difficult Oesophageal Foreign Bodies
P. C. Willsher, C. P. Clarke, F. J. Daniel


Cherry Stalk In The Common Bile Duct
Michael D. Kelly, Thomas B. Hugh


Trichobezoars
Allan Mekisic, Eric Farmer


Penetrating orbital injury with wooden foreign body initially diagnosed as an orbital floor blowout fracture
Darren J. Tite, Martin D. Batstone, Anthony J. Lynham, Frank N. T. Monsour, Patrick J. Chapman


Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary To Administration Of Activated Charcoal
T. Merriman, K. Stokes


Small Bowel Perforation Due To A Plastic Bread Bag Clip: The Case For Clip Redesign

Anthony Tang, Andrew Kong, David Walsh, Ratan Verma


Perforation of Meckel’s Diverticulum by a fish bone
Umit Sekmen


Spontaneous transanal bullet discharge following pelvic gunshot injury
Eelco de Bree, John Michalakis, John Melissas, Elias Sanidas, Dimitris D. Tsiftsis


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Acute Surgical Care

Published: 31 May 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

Time For A Change In Injury And Trauma Care Delivery: A Trauma Death Review Analysis.
Michael Sugrue


Australian Trauma Care: Time for Change
Zsolt Balogh


An Acute Care Surgical Service – A Change in Culture
Andrew Parasyn


Acute Care Surgical Services: A Personal Perspective
Stephen Deane


The Development Of Patient Pathways For The Surgical Management Of Burn Injury

John Greenwood


Terrorism And Blast Explosions: Lessons For The Australian Surgical Community
Susan Neuhaus, Peter Sharwood, Jeffrey Rosenfeld


In-hospital Mortality of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Ian A Thomson


Surgical Management Of Ludwig’s Angina
Simon Greenberg, Johnson Huang, Robert Chang, Subramaniam Ananda


Optimization of perioperative care for colonic surgery: a review of the evidence
Kamran Zargar-Shoshtari, Andrew G. Hill


Improvement in the emergency splinting of fractures after a simple educational exercise.
Nicholas Miller, Wicky Wong, Damien Ryan


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Contemporary Issues in Surgical Education

Published: 30 Apr 2009

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia

A New Seamless Surgical Education And Training Programme
John Collins, Ian Gough , Ian Civil , Russell Stitz


A Novel Method for Assessment and Selection of Trainees for Higher Surgical Training in General Surgery
Oscar Traynor, Anthony Gallagher, Paul Neary, Peter Gillen, Brian Lane, Anthony Whelan, W Tanner


New Standards and Criteria for Accreditation of Hospitals and Posts For Surgical Training
John Collins


Specialist Surgical Training In Papua New Guinea:The Outcomes After 10 Years
Ikau Kevau , David Watters


Undergraduate Experience of Surgical Teaching And Its Influence on Career Choice
Edmund Ek, Eugene Ek, Sean Mackay


The Family Impact Of Training
Francis John Miller, Cheryl Ann Miller, Adrian Fox, Giles Craig, David Watters


Surgeons’ Attitudes toward and Usage of Evidence-Based Medicine in Surgical Practice: A Pilot Study

Simon Kitto, Elmer Villanueva, Janice Chesters, Ana Petrovic, Bruce Waxman, Julian Smith


Learning the Surgical Craft - A Review of skills training options
Thomas Hugh


The assessment of laparoscopic psychomotor skills in interns using the MIST VR virtual reality simulator: A pre-requisite for those considering surgical training?
Daron Cope, Douglas Fenton-Lee


Videoconferencing Surgical Tutorials: Bridging The Gap
Andrew Holland, Soundappan Soundappan, Wendy Oldmeadow


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Contemporary Management of Gallstones: Still Room to Move!

Published: 31 Mar 2009

Edited By: Jonathan Koea, Department of Surgery, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand

Can We Predict Iatrogenic Gallbladder Perforation During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Multivariate Logistic Regression Analysis Of Risk Factors
Kamran Mohiuddin, Saira Nizami, Robert Fiztgibbons Jr, Patricia Watson, Breda Memon, Muhammed Ashraf Memon


Percutaneous Cholecystostomy In The Management Of Acute Cholecystitis
William Teoh, Richard Cade, Simon Banting, Sean Mackay, A. Sayed Hassen


Minilaparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Children under 10 years of age with Sickle Cell Disease

Mohammed Seleem, Ahmed Al-Hashemy, Sahar Meshref


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients with symptomatic gallstone disease  


E Leandros, K Albanopoulos , C Tsigris, F Archontovasilis, SG Panoussopoulos , M Skalistira , C Bramis , MM Konstandoulakis, A Giannopoulos

Diarrhoea after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: incidence and main determinants
Mikhail Fisher


ERCP Management of Common Bile Duct Stones in a Surgical Unit
Chung-Ming Chen, Khoon-Hean Tay, Michael Hoe, Ibrahim Salleh, Swee Ho Lim


Choledocholithiasis: Overdiagnosed Endoscopically and Undertreated Laparoscopically
Christine O’Neill


Long-Term Outcomes After Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration: A 5-Year Follow Up Of 150 Consecutive Patients
Andrew J. M. Campbell-Lloyd, David J. Martin, Ian J. Martin


Endoscopic Management of Recurrent Primary Bile Duct Stones
Geoffrey Kohn


Choledochoduodenostomy – Reappraisal In The Laparoscopic Era
Kamran Khalid


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The Imaging of Surgical Patients - at the Sharp End

Published: 28 Feb 2009

Edited By: Richard M Mendelson, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia

THE ROLE OF ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND  IN STAGING GASTROINTESTINAL CANCERS
David Brian Jones


Damage Control Surgery And Angiography In Cases Of Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia
Anthony Freeman, John Graham


Randomized Controlled Trial of Gastrografin in Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction
Jonathan Burge, Saleh Abbas, Graeme Roadley, Jennifer Donald, Andrew Connolly, Ian Bissett, Andrew Hill


Re: Assessing The Effectiveness Of A Mammography Screening Service (Breastscreen WA)
Cassandra Clayforth, Lin Fritschi, Suzanne McEvoy, Michael Byrne, Elizabeth Wylie, Tim Threlfall, Greg Sterrett, Jennet Harvey, Konrad Jamrozik


Comparison Of Duplex Ultrasound With Digital Subtraction Angiography In The Assessment Of Infra-Inguinal Autologous Vein Bypass Grafts

Nick Griffin, Isabel Wright, Tim Buckenham


Endorectal MRI staging of prostate cancer
Ronil Chandra, Stefan Heinze, Richard Dowling, Claire Shadbolt, Anthony Costello, John Pederson


The Accuracy of CT-Guided Core Needle Biopsy of Musculoskeletal Tumours.
Peter Choong, Altay Altuntas, John Slavin, Peter Smith, Stephen Schlict, Gerard Powell, Sam Ngan, Guy Toner


CT-assisted Osteodensitometry in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Salil Pandit , Andrew Graydon , Lyndon Bradley , Cameron Walker , Rocco Pitto


Hepatobiliary scintigraphy in management of bile leaks in patients with blunt trauma abdomen
Bhagwant Mittal


Breast Specimen Ultrasound and Mammography in the Prediction of Tumour Free Margins
Kok-Yang Tan, Su-Ming Tan, Siew-Hwa Chiang, Andrew Tan, Chee-Keong Chong, Khoon-Hean Tay


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Recent Contributions to Better Trauma Care

Published: 12 Jan 2009

Edited By: Zsolt Balogh, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Traumatic Adrenal Haemorrhage In Children
S Soundappan, Albert Lam, Daniel Cass


Reducing Time to Urgent Surgery by Transporting Resources to the Trauma Patient

Morgan McMonagle , Arthas Flabouris, Michael Parr , Michael Sugrue


Outcomes Of Patients With Orthopaedic Trauma Admitted To Level One Trauma Centres
D Urquhart, O Williamson, B Gabbe, F Cicuttini, P Cameron, M Richardson, E Edwards


Is Exploration Mandatory In Penetrating Zone II Neck Injuries?
Phillip Insull, Dave Adams, Anand Segar, Alex Ng, Ian Civil


Staff Exposure to Ionising Radiation in a Major Trauma Centre
Gim Tan, Bruce Van Every


GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF HAEMODYNAMICALLY STABLE PATIENTS WITH STAB WOUNDS TO THE ANTERIOR ABDOMEN
Michael Sugrue, Zsolt Balogh, Joan Lynch, Joel Bardsley, Glenn Sisson, John Weigelt


Predictors Of Mortality, Length Of Stay And Discharge Destination In Blunt Trauma
Belinda Gabbe, Peter Cameron, Rory Wolfe, Pam Simpson, Karen Smith, John McNeil


Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: An Evaluation From A Major Trauma Centre.
Ole Risgaard, Michael Sugrue, Scott D’amours, Grant Christey, Katherine Smith, Erica Caldwell And Christian Larivière.


Predictors of post-traumatic stress disorder following major trauma
Ian Harris


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Surgery Outside the Metropolis: Audits of Quality and Effectiveness.

Published: 01 Dec 2008

Edited By: John Graham, St Vincents Medical Centre, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Operation Sumatra Assist: surgery for survivors of the tsunami disaster in Indonesia
Anthony Chambers, Michael Campion, Brett Courtenay, John Crozier, Charles New


Cleft Surgery In East Timor: The First 4 Years
Mark Moore, Antonio Fernandes


Colorectal Carcinoma Among the Indigenous People: a Public Hospital Based Study in Townsville and Cairns, North Queensland
Ping-Yan Lu, Richard Turner, Val Roberts, Yik-Hong Ho


Colorectal Resection in Peripheral New Zealand: workload, outcomes and its future.
Paul Samson, George Ngaei


Colorectal Cancer Management in the Provincial New Zealand Setting of Nelson
Gregory O'Grady, Adrian Secker


Inequalities in rural health care: Differences in surgical intervention between metropolitan and rural Western Australia
Jonathon Ng, Sonja Hall, C D’Arcy Holman, James Semmens


Outcomes of ERCP: Prospective Series From a Rural Centre – R1
Philip Dundee , David Syme, Peter Thomas


Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in a Small Peripheral New Zealand Hospital
Don Lee, Stephen Vallance


Mandibular Fractures In Far North Queensland: An Ethnic Comparison.
William Oberdan And Brian Finn.


Emergency Neurosurgery By General Surgeons At A Remote Major Hospital
P. John Treacy, Peter Reilly, Brian Brophy


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Recent Updates: Advances in Surgery.

Published: 01 Nov 2008

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), The University of Western Australia.

Update: Anatomical Abstracts
John Hall


Update: Snippits of Science
John Hall


Update: Topical issues in surgical audit
John Hall


Update: Developments in Trauma Care
John Hall


Update: Minimal Access Surgery
John Hall


Update: Notes on Risk Management
John Hall


Update: Notes on Risk Management
John Hall


Update: Haemorrhoids
John Hall


Update: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses
John Hall


Update: Education
John Hall, The Editors


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Contemporary Clinical Issues in Thoracic Surgery

Published: 01 Oct 2008

Edited By: Edited by Julian A. Smith, Monash Medical Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

BioGlue - A review of the use of this new surgical adhesive in Thoracic Surgery
Jurgen Passage, Robert Tam , Morgan Windsor, Mark O’Brien


Can Serum Inflammatory Parameters Estýmate Outcome Of Pleurodesýs In Mesothelýoma?
Mehmet Bilgin, Leyla Hasdýraz , Muharrem Ozkaya, Fahri Oguzkaya


Spirometric changes after pleural decortication in young adults
Rauf Gorur, Akin Yildizhan, Nurettin Yiyit, Ali Kutlu, Guner Sonmez, Turgut Isitmangil


A Different Application Method of Talc Pleurodesis for the Treatment of Persistent Air Leak
Dalokay Kilic, Alper Findikcioglu, Ahmet Hatipoglu


Diagnostic Value of Thoracoscopic Pleural Biopsy for Pleurisy under Local Anesthesia
Motoki Sakuraba, Kimihiko Masuda, Akira Hebisawa, Yuzo Sagara, Hikotaro Komatsu


Tumor cell frequency in pleural lavage in cases with
Stage I epidermoid lung cancer with no visceral pleural
involvement

Fahri Oguzkaya, Yigit Akçali, Mehmet Bilgin, Arif Haberal, Hülya Akgün


Use of a single silastic chest drain following thoracotomy: An initial evaluation
Nand Kejriwal


The Benefits of Early Aggressive Management of Empyema Thoracis
Mehmet Bilgin, Yigit Akcali, Fahri Oguzkaya


Postpneumonectomy Empyema: Current Management Strategies
Calvin Ng, Song Wan, Tak Wai Lee, Innes Wan, Ahmed Arifi, Anthony Yim


Localization Small Pulmonary Nodules for Videothoracoscopic Surgery
Jian Hu, Chong Zhang, Li Sun


Complete resection of non-small cell lung cancer and oligo-metastatic brain disease
Gavin Wright, Marissa Daniels


Complete Resection via Median Sternotomy for NSCLC in the Right Upper Lobe
Hideaki Miyamoto, Zhiming Wang, Ryuta Fukai, Toshiro Futagawa, Yoichi Anami, Akio Yamazaki, Atsushi Morio, Enjo Hata


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Colorectal Surgery: A Modern Reassessment

Published: 10 Sep 2008

Edited By: David Z. Lubowski, St George Hospital, University of NSW

The Clinical Utility of a De-functioning Loop Ileostomy
Cameron Platell, Nigel Barwood, Gregory Makin


Fast Track Rehabilitation in Elective Colorectal Surgery Patients: A Prospective Clinical and Immunologic Single Centre Study
Matthias Wichmann, Ricarda Eben, Martin Angele, Franzis Brandenburg, Alwin Goetz, Karl-Walter Jauch


Flat Adenomas
Doug Speake, Deepak Biyani, Frank A. Frizelle and Angus J. M. Watson


CT in the assessment of suspected large bowel obstruction
Garth Beattie, Robert Peters , Susanne Guy, Richard Mendelson


Laparoscopic Assisted Colectomy: Experience from a Rural Centre
Ding Yu Guo, Jimmy Eteuati , Hung Nguyen, David Lloyd, Joe Ragg


A Comparison Of The POSSUM, P-POSSUM And Cr-POSSUM Scoring Systems As Predictors Of Post-Operative Mortality In Patients Undergoing Major Colorectal Surgery

Ryash Vather, Kamran Zargar-Shoshtari, Samuel Adegbola, Andrew Hill


Long term outcome of postanal repair in the treatment of faecal incontinence.
Saleh Mahdi Abbas, Ian Bissett, M Neill, Bryan Parry


Surgeon and hospital volume and the management of colorectal cancer patients in Australia.
Daniel McGrath, David Leong, Robert Gibberd , Bruce Armstrong , Allan Spigelman


Topical nitroglycerin vs. Lateral internal sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissure – a prospective, randomized trial
Rajnish Mishra, Shaji Thomas, Mohender Singh Maan, Niladhar Hadke


Rectal Endometriosis: Results of Radical Excision and Review of Published Work
Richard Brouwer, Rodney Woods


Hartmann Procedure: Is It Still Relevant Today?
Dee Wern Seah, Salleh Ibrahim and Khoon Hean Tay


Anastomotic Leakage After Lower Gastrointestinal Anastomosis – Men Are At Higher Risk
Magdalena Lipska, Ian P Bissett, Bryan Parry, Arend Merrie


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Surgical Infection: Factors in Local Control

Published: 01 Aug 2008

Edited By: Phil Truskett, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW.

Factors Affecting Mortality Of Fournier's Gangrene: Review Of 70 Patients
Ahmet Ersay, Gulsen Yilmaz, Yilmaz Akgun and Yusuf Celik


Necrotising Fasciitis: And analysis of 48 cases in South Auckland, New Zealand
Albert Tui, Richard Martin, Peter Vanniasingham, Andrew MacCormick, Andrew Hill


A Comparison of Infection Rate Using Different Methods of Assessment for Surveillance of Total Hip Replacement Surgical Site Infections
Yoke-Fong Chiew, Jean-Claude Theis


Antimicrobial Activity Of Cefazolin Impregnated Mesh Grafts
Dilek Kilic, Canan Agalar, Eylem Ozturk, Emir Denkbas, Abdullah Cime, Fatih Agalar


Challenges In The Evaluation Of Safety And Efficacy Of Human Tissue And Cell Products

Ming Zheng , Richard Pembrey , Silvana Niutta , Patricia Stewart-Richardson, Albert Farrugia


A Rat Model of Polypropylene Graft Infection Caused by Staphylococcus Epidermidis
Canan Agalar, Mehmet Ozdogan, Fatih Agalar, Oral Saygun, Kuzey Aydinuraz, Abdullah Akkus, Sabahat Ceken, Selcuk Akturk


MYCOBACTERIAL SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS IN NORTH QUEENSLAND
Elizabeth Jackson, Adam Stewart, Errol Maguire, Robert Norton


Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Surgical Patients – A Diagnostic Dilemma
Li Sher Felicia Tan , Wee Lim Loo , Seck Guan Tan , Chow Yin Wong , Yu-Meng Tan


METHODS OF SURGICAL THERAPY IN PULMONARY HYDATID DISEASE: IS CAPITONNAGE ADVANTAGEOUS?
Abdullah Erdogan, A Ayten , A Demircan


EXTRA VISCERAL PRIMARY HYDATID CYST OF THE RETROPERITONEUM
Bulent Aydinli, Gurkan Ozturk, K. Yalcin Polat, S. Selcuk Atamanalp, Isa Ozbey, Omer Onbas, M. Nuran Akcay, Ahmet Balik, Bulent Guvendi


Drainage of hepatic hydatid cyst with a surgiport
Vincent Lam


Is lobectomy necessary in the treatment of pulmonary hydatid cysts?
Leyla Hasdiraz, Fahri Oguzkaya, Mehmet Bilgin


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Recent advances in total thyroidectomy, thyroid cancer and minimal access neck surgery

Published: 15 Jul 2008

Edited By: Jonathan W Serpell, The Alfred Hospital Monash University, Melbourne

A New Era:  Prophylactic Surgery For Patients With Men-2a - R1
J Gosnell, M Sywak, S Sidhu, I Gough, D Learoyd, B Robinson, Leigh Delbridge


Re-operative parathyroid surgery:  the importance of ectopic location and multi-gland disease.


Ian Gough

Risks And Consequences Of Incidental Parathyroidectomy During Thyroid Resection
Rebecca S. Sippel,Omer Ozgul,Gregory K Hartig,Eberhard A. Mack,Herbert Chen


Incidental thyroid carcinoma in a large series of consecutive patients operated on for benign thyroid disease
Paolo Miccoli, Michele Minuto, David Galleri , Jacopo D’Agostino, Fulvio Basolo, Lucia Antonangeli, Fabrizio Aghini-Lombardi, Piero Berti


Safety Of Total Thyroidectomy
Jonathan W. Serpell and Diana Phan


Extra Laryngeal Bifurcation Of The Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve: A Common Variation
Tilan Beneragama, Jonathan Serpell


The Solitary Thyroid Nodule: Current Management
Leigh Delbridge


Australian Endocrine Surgeons Guidelines Aes06/01:  Post-Operative Pth Measurement And Early Discharge After Total Thyroidectomy –Analysis Of Australian Data And Management Recommendations

Simon Grodski , Peter Campbell , Melinda Cook , Leigh Delbridge , Stephen Farrell , Ian Gough , Bin Jalaludin , Christopher Magarey , Fausto Palazzo , Jonathan Serpell, Stan Sidhu , Patsy Soon , Mark Sywak , Michael Yeh


Routine Level VI Lymph Node Dissection for Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Review and Surgical Technique

Simon Grodski, Lachlan Cornford, Mark Sywak, Stan Sidhu, Leigh Delbridge


Completion Thyroidectomy for Malignancy Following Initial Minimal Access Thyroid Surgery (MATS)
M Yeh, S Sidhu, M Sywak, P Edhouse, Leigh Delbridge


Using recombinant human TSH for diagnosis of recurrent thyroid cancer

Stephen Blamey, Bruce Barraclough, Leigh Delbridge , Paul Mernagh , Lachlan Standfield , Adele Weston


Total thyroidectomy replaces subtotal thyroidectomy as the preferred surgical treatment for Graves’ disease

Chun-Fan Ku, Chung-Yau Lo, Wai-Fan Chan, Annie Kung, Karen Lam


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A focus on knee arthroplasty

Published: 01 Jun 2008

Edited By: Peter F.M. Choong, St.Vincent's Hospital, University of Melbourne

Nerve injuries in orthopaedics – is there anything more we need to tell our patients?
Eugene Ek, Emma Yu, Jason Chan, Bruce Love


Complications and outcomes of single-stage bilateral total knee arthroplasty
Geoffrey Horne, Peter Devane, Kathryn Adams


The safety and cost benefits of bilateral total knee replacement in an acute hospital
Geoffrey Stubbs, S Pryke, Sandeep Tewari, Janine Rogers, Bethany Crowe, Lynnet Bridgfoot, Natalie Smith


Drain clamping in knee arthroplasty, a randomised controlled trial
Eden Raleigh, Caroline Hing, Andrew Hanusiewicz, Scott Fletcher, Rohan Price


Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty For The Treatment Of Unicompartmental Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review
Tabatha Griffin , Neville Rowden , David Morgan , Robert Atkinson , Peter Woodruff , Guy Maddern


Selection of primary hip and knee arthroplasty for public hospitals in Western Australia: A clinical evidence approach.
Alan Kop, Eric Swarts


A Multi-Parameter Quantitative Cat Assessment Of Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasties.
David Campbell, Luke Johnson, Simon West


Incidence and outcomes of joint replacement surgery in veterans and civilians
Vanessa Wells, Trevor Hearn, Adrian Heard, Kylie Lange, Kylie Lange, Wayne Rankin, Stephen Graves


Weight Change 1 Year following Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty
Jason Donovan, Ian Dingwell


Correlation between macroscopic changes of arthrosis and the posterior cruciate ligament histology in the osteoarthritic knee.
Geoffrey Stubbs, Jane Dahlstrom , Peter Papantoniou , Maya Cherian


The Fate of the Infrapatellar branch of the Saphenous nerve post Total Knee Arthroplasty

Dinshaw Mistry, Christopher O’Meeghan


The Effect of Total Knee Arthroplasty on Recreational and Sporting Activity
Urjit Chatterji, M. J. Ashworth, P. L. Lewis, P. J. Dobson


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Trauma CSI - Cell-System Integration

Published: 01 May 2008

Edited By: Michael Sugrue, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales

AN EPIDEMIC OF STAB INJURIES: AN ALICE SPRINGS DILEMMA
Abraham Ollapallil Jacob , Fred Boseto, Jacob Ollapallil


Trauma Reception & Resuscitation
Mark Fitzgerald, Adam Bystrzycki, Nathan Farrow, Peter Cameron, Thomas Kossmann, Michael Sugrue, Colin Mackenzie


Training In Paediatric Trauma: The Problem Of Safer Societies
James Hamill, Spencer Beasley


Current management of blunt splenic trauma in children
S Thompson, Andrew Holland


Pancreatic and duodenal injuries. Keep it simple.
Matthew Rickard, Karim Brohi, Peter Bautz


Blunt cerebrovascular injury – an evaluation from a major trauma centre
Ole Risgaard, Michael Sugrue, Scott D'Amours, Grant Christey, Katherine Smith, Erica Caldwell, Christian LaRivière


GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF HAEMODYNAMICALLY STABLE PATIENTS WITH STAB WOUNDS TO THE ANTERIOR ABDOMEN
Michael Sugrue, Zsolt Balogh, Joan Lynch, Joel Bardsley, Glenn Sisson, John Weigelt


Is Exploration Mandatory In Penetrating Zone II Neck Injuries?
Phillip Insull, Dave Adams, Anand Segar, Alex Ng, Ian Civil


A Trauma Centre Experience: Flap Reconstruction of Traumatic Lower Limb Injuries
Cheng Hean Lo, Michael Leung, Charles Baillieu, Elaine Chong, Heather Cleland


Outcomes Of Patients With Orthopaedic Trauma Admitted To Level One Trauma Centres
D Urquhart, O Williamson, B Gabbe, F Cicuttini, P Cameron, M Richardson, E Edwards


Operation Sumatra Assist: surgery for survivors of the tsunami disaster in Indonesia
Anthony Chambers, Michael Campion, Brett Courtenay, John Crozier, Charles New


Terrorism And Blast Explosions: Lessons For The Australian Surgical Community
Susan Neuhaus, Peter Sharwood, Jeffrey Rosenfeld


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Contemporary Clinical Issues in Cardiac Surgery

Published: 01 Apr 2008

Edited By: Julian A. Smith, Monash Medical Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Is informed consent in Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary intervention achievable?
Marco Larobina, Chris Merry, Justin Negri, Adrian Pick


Outcome and Quality of Life After Cardiac Surgery in Octogenarians
Shiromani Goyal, Margaret Henry, Morteza Mohajeri


Staphylococcal post-sternotomy mediastinitis: a five year audit
Arlo Upton, Sally Roberts, Paget Milsom, Arthur Morris


Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm: Surgical Approaches in complicated cases
Ahmet Ozkara, Gurkan Cetin, Murat Mert, Can Erdem, Baryp Okcun, Ylhan Gunay


Pre-operative B-Blocker use reduces atrial fibrillation in off-pump coronary bypass surgery
Yildirim Imren , Ariel Benson, Hakan Zor, Irfan Tasoglu, Emrah Ereren, Volkan Sinci, Levent Gokgoz, Velit Halit


Urgent And Emergency Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting For Acute Coronary Syndromes

Yi Chen, Aubrey Almeida, Jacob Goldstein , Gilbert Shardey, Adrian Pick, Randall Moshinsky, Nand Kejriwal , Cassie Lowe, Damien Jolley, Julian Smith


Septal Superior Exposure in Mitral Valve Surgery with Radiofrequency Ablation
Susumu Ishikawa, Yoshitaka Suzuki, Satoshi Kugawa


Repair Of Injuries To The Thoracic Aorta And Great Vessels – Auckland, 1995 – 2004
Campbell Baguley, Amul Sibal, Peter Alison


Experience With Unipolar Radiofrequency Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation
Yi Chen, Nand Kejriwal , Julian Smith, Jacob Goldstein, Gilbert Shardey, Adrian Pick, Aubrey Almeida


CORONARY ARTERY SPASM AFTER OFF-PUMP CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
Chih-Yuan Lin, Zen-Chung Weng, Shih-Hurng Loh, Gou-Jieng Hong, Chien-Sung Tsai


Does off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting beneficially affect renal function?
Mitsugu Ogawa, Hitoshi Yaku, Kiyoshi Doi, Takahisa Okano, Yoshiaki Yamada, Kyoko Hayashida, Atsushi Fukumoto


Is theer still a role for the Classical Cox-maze III?
Cheng-Hon Yap, David Prior, James Kenny, Adam Zimmet, Victor Chao, Donald Mooney, Michael Yii


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Surgical Audit

Published: 01 Mar 2008

Edited By: John C. Hall, Surgery (Royal Perth Hospital), the University of Western Australia

Guidelines for Surgical Audit in Australia and New Zealand
David Watters, Anthony Green, Andre van Rij


Clinical audits: why and for whom
Guy Maddern


15-YEAR AUDIT OF POST-TONSILLECTOMY HAEMORRHAGE AT DUNEDIN HOSPITAL
Emily Macassey, Campbell Baguley, Patrick Dawes, Andrew Gray


Factors affecting the morality risk of the elderly patients undergoing surgery
Ersin Ozturk, Tuncay Yilmazlar


Predicting Functional Capacity Outcome 12-Months After Hospitalized Injury
Rod McClure, Philip Schluter


A Prospective Audit Of Colorectal Resections In A Peripheral Public Hospital.

Susan Gollop , Michael Fancourt , William Gilkison , Stephen Kyle , Damien Mosquera


Early Trauma Management Skills In Australian General Practitioners
Derrick Lopez , Jeffrey Hamdorf , Alison Ward , Jon Emery


Cumulative Sum Techniques for Surgeons: a brief review
Cheng-Hon Yap, Mark Colson, David Watters


Time to CUSUM: Simplified reporting of outcomes in colorectal surgery
Thomas Bowles, David Watters


The National Breast Cancer Audit:  Overview Of Invasive Breast Cancer Management
A Cuncins-Hearn, W Babidge, H Zorbas, E Villanueva, A Evans, D Oliver, J Kollias, T Reeve, G Maddern


Providers and Consumers Support the Western Australian Audit of Surgical Mortality
James Semmens, J A Mountain , F M Sanfilippo, J Y Barraclough, A McKenzie, S A Mukhtar , N S Haynes , R J Aitken


Outcome and Quality of Life After Cardiac Surgery in Octogenarians
Shiromani Goyal, Margaret Henry, Morteza Mohajeri


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Hepatobiliary Disease

Published: 10 Feb 2008

Edited By: Jonathan Koea, Department of Surgery, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand

A SURVEY OF THE CURRENT SURGICAL TREATMENT OF GALLSTONES IN QUEENSLAND
James Askew


Extrahepatic biliary anatomy at laparoscopic cholecystectomy – is aberrant anatomy important?
Marco Larobina, Peter Nottle


A Prospective Comparison Of Routine And Selective Operative Cholangiography
Bruce Tulloh, Deborah Amott, Angela Webb


Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration. Results of 160 consecutive cases with 2-year follow-up
Craig Taylor, Justin Kong, Michael Ghusn, Stephen White, Nick Crampton, Laurent Layani


Comparison Of Major Bile Duct Injuries Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy And Open Cholecystectomy

Lileswar Kaman, Sudip Sanyal, Arunanshu Behera, Rajinder Singh, Rabindra Katariya


Gallbladder Polyps in Sclerosing Cholangitis: Does the 1cm Rule Apply?
Universe Leung, Phillip Wong, Ross Roberts, Jonathon Koea


Incidental gallbladder carcinoma: does the surgical approach influence the outcome?
Eugenio Cucinotta, Cesare Lorenzini, Giuseppinella Melita, Giuliano Iapichino, Giuseppe Currò


Aggressive Surgical Resection for Carcinoma of Gallbladder
Eric Lai, W.Y. Lau


Adult Choledochal Cysts - An Audit of Surgical Management
Colin Woon , Chung-Lie Oei , Yu-Meng Tan , Alexander Chung, London Ooi, Pierce Chow


Aggressive Surgical Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
W.Y. Lau, Eric Lai


Factors Affecting Early Mortality in Spontaneous Rupture of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Felicia Li-Sher Tan, Yu-Meng Tan, Alexander Yaw-Fui Chung, Peng Chung Cheow, Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow, London Lucien Ooi


Surgical Treatment Of Hepatic Hemangiomas: A 15-year Experience.
Stavros Gourgiotis , P Moustafellos, A Zavos, N Dimopoulos, C Vericouki, E Hadjiyannakis


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Reflections on the Past: Surgery in Other Countries in the 1930's

Published: 01 Jan 2008

Edited By: John C Hall

Surgery in Other Countries
AE Brown


Schmieden
HB Devine


Surgery in Other Countries
H Trumble


Surgery in Other Countries
RF O


Surgery in Other Countries
BT Zwar


Surgery in Other Countries
HB Devine


Surgery in Other Countries
BT Zwar


Surgery in Other Countries
A Brown


Surgery in Other Countries
BT Zwar


Surgery in Other Countries
A Brown; HB Devine


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Early and advanced colorectal cancer - new paradigms

Published: 01 Dec 2007

Edited By: Christobel Saunders, Surgery (QEII Medical Centre), The University of Western Australia

Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Colorectal Cancer and Small Bowel Cancer Treated with Peritonectomy
Mena Shehata, Frank Chu, Vanessa Saunders, Peter Kam , Matthew Links , David Morris


Advances in the adjuvant treatment of colorectal cancer
I Nordman, S Iyer, A Joshua, S Clarke


Review of Patients with Peritoneal Malignancy Treated with Peritonectomy and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
Reema Hadi, Vanessa Saunders, Olga Utkina, Philip Clingan, Peter Kam, Matthew Links, David Morris


Palliative and Shared Care Concepts in Patients with Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Ghauri Aggarwal, P Glare, S Clarke , P Chapuis


Impact of blood flow occlusion on liver necrosis  following thermal ablation
Mehrdad Nikfarjam, Vijayaragavan Muralidharan, Caterina Malcontenti-Wilson, Wendy McLaren, Christopher Christophi


Detecting curable disease following hepatectomy for colorectal metastases

Matthew Metcalfe, Chris Mann, Emma Mullin, Guy Maddern


Colorectal cancer surgical care and survival: does private health insurance, socio-economic and locational status make a difference?
Sonja Hall, D’Arcy Holman, Cameron Platell, Harry Sheinerd, Timothy Threlfall, James Semmens


Rise of Colorectal Cancer in Singapore: An Epidemiological Review

Mark Wong, K Eu


Preoperative Chemotherapy And Radiotherapy For Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
Michael Chao, Peter Gibbs, Joe Tjandra, Mark Cullinan, Stephen McLaughlin, Ian Faragher, Iain Skinner, Ian Jones


Evolving Strategies for Surgical Management of Carcinomatosis
Paul Sugarbaker


Cancer Stem Cells - A Review
John Spillane , Michael Henderson


Differential Production Of Cytokines Following Colorectal Surgery
Danny Chuang, Johanna Paddison, Roger Booth, Andrew Hill


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Breast Cancer

Published: 12 Nov 2007

Edited By: Colin Furnival, The Wesley Medical Centre, Auchenflower, Queensland

Cancer risks for Australian women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation
Graeme Suthers


The National Breast Cancer Audit DCIS Management in Australia and New Zealand
A Cuncins-Hearn, M Boult , W Babidge , H Zorbas , E Villanueva , A Evans , D Oliver , J Kollias , T Reeve , Guy Maddern


Tumour Size As A Predictor Of Axillary Node Metastases In Patients With Breast Cancer
Sharon Laura , Nathan Coombs , Owen Ung , John Boyages


Complete axillary dissection: a technique that still has relevance in contemporary management of breast cancer
Owen Ung


Long Term Survival Outcomes Following Breast Cancer Surgery In Western Australia
Katrina Spilsbury , James Semmens , Christobel Saunders, CDJ Holman


RATES FOR MASTECTOMY ARE LOWER IN WOMEN ATTENDING A BREAST-SCREENING PROGRAMME
N Samnakay, J Tinning, A Ives, P Willsher, S Archer, E Wylie, Christobel Saunders


Margins & Outcome Of  Screen-Detected Breast Cancer With  Extensive In-Situ Component
Paul Kitchen, Jennifer Cawson, Suzanne E Moore, Prue Hill, Toni Barbetti, Prue Wilkins, Ann-Marie Power, Michael Henderson


Breast Intraoperative Ultrasound: a prospective study in 112 patients with impalpable lesions
Sarah Buman, David Clark


Urban-Rural Differences In The Management Of Screen Detected Invasive Breast Cancer And DCIS In Victoria

David Kok, Jiun-Horng Chang, Bircan Erbas, Ashley Fletcher, Anne Kavanagh, Michael Henderson, Dorota Gertig


A comparision of clue dye and isotope with blue dye alone in breast sentinel node biopsy
David Syme, J Collins, G Mann


Changes in the management of DCIS prior to the relaease of clinical practice guidelines in Australia: the case in Victoria
Victoria White, Myee Pruden, Graham Giles, Paul Kitchen, John Collins, Graeme Inglis, David Hill


Medial Pectoral Pedicle – A Critical Landmark in Axillary Dissection
Mandar Sushil Nadkarni, Sudeep Raina, Rajendra Badwe


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Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Published: 22 Oct 2007

Edited By: Robert Black, Mater Hospital, Brisbane

Anterior tongue cancer and the incidence of cervical lymph node metastases with increasing tumour thickness: Should elective treatment to the neck be standard practice in all patients?
Michael Veness, Gary Morgan, Yasoda Sathiyaseelan , Val Gebski


SIGNIFICANCE OF TUMOUR VOLUME MEASUREMENTS IN TONGUE CANCER:A NOVEL ROLE IN STAGING
Min Hoe Chew, James Khoo, Vincent Chong, Bee Choo Tai, Kee Chee Soo, Dennis Lim


Outcome analysis of patients with craniofacial resection- Hong Kong experience
Ling Yuen Wong, Lai Kun Lam, Yiu Wah Fan, Anthony Po Wing Yuen, William Ignace Wei


SALVAGE WITH SUPRACRICOID PARTIAL LARYNGECTOMY AFTER RADIATION FAILURE
Jonathan Clark, Gary Morgan, Michael Veness, Chris Dalton, Chris Dalton, Inar Kalnins


Experience With Mucosal Melanoma Of The Nose And Paranasal Sinuses

Andrew Bridger , David Smee, Michael Baldwin, Bernard Kwok, Patrick Bridger


Airway Stents In Management Of Tracheal Stenosis; Have We Improved?
Ching-Yang Wu, Yun-Hen Liu, Ming-Ju Hsieh, Yi-Chen Wu, Ming-Shian Lu, Po-Jen Ko, Hui-Ping Liu


Post-operative Pain Following Coblation Tonsillectomy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Nastasha POLITES, Sander JONIAU, David WABNITZ, Rob FASSENA, Clinton SMYTHE, Paul VARLEY, Simon Carney


Frozen Section For Parotid Surgery; Should It Become A Routine?
Aliasghar Arabi Mianroodi, Elizabeth Sigston, Neil Vallance


Fine Needle Aspiration cytology in Parotid masses - our experience in
Canterbury

Neil Riley, Robert Allison , Scott Stevenson


Outcome of Surgery for Parotid Tumours: 5 years Experience of a General Surgical Unit in a Teaching Hospital
Saleh M. Al Salamah, Kamran Khalid, Iftikhar A.R. Khan, Rahman Gul


Sensation Recovery Improved by Great Auricular Nerve Preservation in Parotidectomy – A Prospective Double-blind Study
Dacita Suen, Tam-Lin Chow, Clement Lam, Eric Wong, Siu-Ho Lam


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Reflections on Urological Practice

Published: 01 Sep 2007

Edited By: R.A. 'Frank' Gardiner, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, The University of Queensland

Discrepancies in Gleason scoring of prostate biopsies and radical prostatectomy specimens, and the effects of multiple needle biopsies on scoring accuracy. A regional experience in Tamworth, Australia
Kevin Ooi, Ramin Samali


Prioritising patients for prostatectomy: balancing clinical and psychosocial factors
Andrea Curtis, Colin Russell , Anthony Costello , Douglas Travis , Ross Snow


POST CESAREAN VESICOUTERINE FISTULAE - YOUSSEF SYNDROME: OUR EXPERIENCE AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE
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