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Sergey Vavilov, Elysa Roberts, Grahame HH Smith et al. Parental Decision Regret after Consenting to or Refusing Hypospadias Repair: an Australian Survey, 03 December 2021, PREPRINT (Version 1) available at Research Square [https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1133041/v1]
Ming YJ, Howley P, Holmes M, Gani J, Pockney P. Sarcopenia 'made simple' and outcomes from emergency laparotomy. ANZ J Surg. 2022 May 16. doi: 10.1111/ans.17759. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35578776.
Hampton J, Park SSW, Palazzi K, Oldmeadow C, Carroll R, Attia J, Smith SR. The effect of preoperative skin preparation on clinical outcomes with incisional surgery: a network meta-analysis. ANZ J Surg. 2022 Jun 14. doi: 10.1111/ans.17831. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35698832.
Kwok, A.M.F., Thomas, N.A. and Smith, S.R. (2022), Sigmoid mesenteric cyst of urogenital origin: A rare cause of bilateral hydroureter. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92: 884-886. https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.17156
Senanayake, T., Loh, E.J., Carroll, R., Chan, V. and Smith, S.R. (2022), C1q and mobility score in predicting sarcopenia in an Australian cohort of cancer surgery patients. ANZ Journal of Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.17658
Lockhart, KR, Carroll, R, Tiu, A, Blatt, A. Does the introduction of pre-operative cardiopulmonary exercise testing in radical cystectomy delay or alter surgical care? BJUI Compass. 2021; 1– 5. https://doi.org/10.1002/bco2.133

Fiona S Reid, Bree Stephensen, Rosemary Carroll, Natalie Lott, John Attia, Stephen Smith. Antiseptic Skin Preparation Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery: A Three-Armed Randomized Clinical Trial PMID: 34933316 DOI: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002171

Navani V, Lynam JF, Smith S, O'Neill CJ, Rowe CW. Castration failure in prostate carcinoma due to a functioning adrenocortical carcinoma. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2021 Oct 1;2021:21-0036. doi: 10.1530/EDM-21-0036. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34673545; PMCID: PMC8558880.
Ming J Y Holmes, M, Gani J, Pockney P. T1 678 Can patients have their old life back? Using PM:L3 ratio to predict discharge destination of emergency laparotomy survivors.  British Journal of Surgery. 2021. DOI 10.1093/bjs/znab259.520.
K. Lockhart, R. Carroll, A. Tiu, A. Blatt, P118 - Pre-operative Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) assessment in radical cystectomy,
European Urology Open Science, Volume 33, Supplement 3, 2021 Pages S361-S362, ISSN 2666-1683, https://doi.org/10.1016/S2666-1683(21)03190-6. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666168321031906)
Bulamu NB, Vissapragada R, Chen G, Ratcliffe J, Mudge LA, Smithers BM, Isenring EA, Smith L, Jamieson GG, Watson DI; Australian Immunonutrition Study Group. Responsiveness and convergent validity of QLU-C10D and EQ-5D-3L in assessing short-term quality of life following esophagectomy. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2021 Oct 2;19(1):233. doi: 10.1186/s12955-021-01867-w. PMID: 34600554; PMCID: PMC8487554.
Smith, Stephen Ridley; Gani, Jon; Carroll, Rosemary; Lott, Natalie; Hampton, Jacob; Oldmeadow, Christopher; Clapham, Mathew; Attia, John
Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection after Incisional Surgery, Annals of Surgery: October 08, 2021 - Volume - Issue - doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005244 e-published
Smith, S.M., Jacobsen, J.H.W., Atlas, A.P., Khoja, A., Kovoor, J.G., Tivey, D.R., Babidge, W.J., Clancy, B., Jacobson, E., O'Neill, C., North, J.B., Wu, R., Maddern, G.J. and Frydenberg, M. (2021), Telehealth in surgery: an umbrella review. ANZ Journal of Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.17217
Toh JWT, Chen G, Yang P, Reza F, Pathmanathan N, El Khoury T, Smith S, Engel A, Rickard M, Keshava A, Young C, Ctercteko G. Bowel Preparation and Oral Antibiotic Agents for Selective Decontamination in Colorectal Surgery: Current Practice, Perspectives, and Trends in Australia and New Zealand, 2019-2020. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2021 Oct;22(8):836-844. doi: 10.1089/sur.2020.432. Epub 2021 Mar 23. PMID: 33761307.
Papachristos, Alexander J., Cherry, Tiffany J., Nyandoro, Munyaradzi G., Lisewski, Dean, Stevenson, Sarah-Jayne, Mercer, Philippa, Subramaniam, Suren, Sidhu, Stan B., Sywak, Mark S. , Blefari, Nicholas D. A., O’Neill, Christine J., Gundara, Justin S., Miller, Julie A. Bi-national Review of Phaeochromocytoma Care: Is ICU Admission Always Necessary?. World J Surg 45, 790–796 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-020-05866-8

​Wiadji E, Holmes M, Burnett D, O'Neill CJ. Retroperitoneal schwannoma: two cases of complete resection via a posterior retroperitoneoscopic approach. ANZ J Surg. 2021 May 4. doi: 10.1111/ans.16916. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33949084.

Stieler M, Pockney P, Campbell C, Thirugnanasundralingam V, Gan L, Spittal M, Carter G, 'Using the Patient Health Questionnaire to estimate prevalence and gender differences of somatic symptoms and psychological co-morbidity in a secondary inpatient population with abdominal pain', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, (2021)

​S Vavilov, P Pockney, O33: PROSPECTIVE RISK ASSESSMENT ALONE DOES NOT IMPROVE 30-DAY MORTALITY IN EMERGENCY LAPAROTOMY PATIENTS, British Journal of Surgery, Volume 108, Issue Supplement_1, March 2021, znab117.033, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znab117.033

​C Campbell, M Stieler, P Pockney, K Shah, V Thirugnanasundralingam, M Spittal, G Carter, P36: SOMATIC SYMPTOM DISORDER (SSD) AND ABDOMINAL PAIN: INCREASED OPIOID PRESCRIBING IN SURGICAL PATIENTS, British Journal of Surgery, Volume 108, Issue Supplement_1, March 2021, znab117.121, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znab117.121

​Stephensen BD, Reid F, Shaikh S, Carroll R, Smith SR, Pockney P. Comment on: C-reactive protein trajectory to predict colorectal anastomotic leak: PREDICT Study by Tseng et al. Br J Surg. 2021 May 15:znab050. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znab050. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33990834.

Wiadji E, Mackenzie L, Reeder P, Gani JS, Ahmadi S, Carroll R, Smith S, Frydenberg M, O'Neill CJ. Patient perceptions of surgical telehealth consultations during the COVID 19 pandemic in Australia: Lessons for future implementation. ANZ J Surg. 2021 Sep;91(9):1662-1667. doi: 10.1111/ans.17020. Epub 2021 Jun 21. PMID: 34152673; PMCID: PMC8420414.

​Wiadji, E., Mackenzie, L., Reeder, P., Gani, J. S., Carroll, R., Smith, S., . . . O'Neill, C. J. (2021). Utilization of telehealth by surgeons during the COVID 19 pandemic in Australia: lessons learnt. ANZ Journal of Surgery. doi:10.1111/ans.16693

​Knight, S. R., Shaw, C. A., Pius, R., Drake, T. M., Norman, L., Ademuyiwa, A. O., . . . Ellul, S. (2021). Global variation in postoperative mortality and complications after cancer surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study in 82 countries. The Lancet, 397(10272), 387-397. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00001-5

​Park SSW, Feng D, Smith S. A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing intracorporeal anastomosis and extracorporeal anastomosis in minimally invasive colectomies. Mini-invasive Surg 2020;4:87. DOI: 10.20517/2574-1225.2020.87

​Kamarajah SK, Nepogodiev D, Bekele A, Cecconello I, Evans RPT, Guner A, et al. Mortality from esophagectomy for esophageal cancer across low, middle, and high-income countries: An international cohort study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021.

​Peters, L.E., Zhao, J., Martin, J., Smith, S.R., & Pockney, P. (2020, December 23). Comment on "Opioids After Surgery in the United States Versus the Rest of the World: The International Patterns of Opioid Prescribing (iPOP) Multicenter Study". Annals of surgery, Publish Ahead of Print. https://doi.org.acs.hcn.com.au/10.1097/SLA.0000000000004568

Carroll GM, Amico F, Shun L, Bendinelli C. Lollipop in a haystack: an unusual case of foreign body caecal perforation mimicking appendicitis. ANZ J Surg. 28 October 2020 online https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.16415

​Vavilov S, Smith G, Starkey M, Pockney P, Deshpande AV, 'Parental decision regret in childhood hypospadias surgery: A systematic review', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 56 1514-1520 (2020)

Fiona S W Reid, Natasha Egoroff, Peter G Pockney, Stephen R Smith. A systematic scoping review on natural killer cell function in colorectal cancer. Cancer Immunol Immunother 2020 Sep 11. doi: 10.1007/s00262-020-02721-6.

​Petit J, Carroll G, Zhao J, Roper E, Pockney P, Scott R. Combined epigenetic methylation biomarker panel for the detection of colorectal cancer. In ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 2020 Nov 1 (Vol. 16, pp. 19-20).

​Stephensen, B. D., Reid, F., Shaikh, S., Carroll, R., Smith, S. R., & Pockney, P. C-reactive protein trajectory to predict colorectal anastomotic leak: PREDICT Study. British Journal of Surgery. doi:10.1002/bjs.11812

Rowe CW, Blefari ND, Rutherford N, Bendinelli C, O’Neill C. SAT-427 Quality of Life Following Treatment for Graves’ Disease: A Comparison of Radioactive Iodine Ablation and Surgery. J Endocr Soc. 2020 May 8;4(Suppl 1):SAT-427. doi: 10.1210/jendso/bvaa046.022. PMCID: PMC7207804.

Fenton M, Gani J, Pockney P. Adverse Events after Inpatient Colonoscopy in Octogenarians: Patient Selection Key for Colonoscopies Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 01 Jan 2020

​Dilharan D. Eliezer, Merran Holmes, Gavin Sullivan, Jon Gani, Peter Pockney, Tiffany Gould, Madelyn Gramlick, Anya Rugendyke, Joyce Ming, Shaun Jones, Hannah Coleman, Jacqueline Hawthorne, Sam Green, Daniel Zardawi, Jacob Hampton, Gabrielle Francis. High-Risk Emergency Laparotomy in Australia: Comparing NELA, P-POSSUM, and ACS-NSQIP Calculators. Journal of Surgical Research, volume 246, 2020,

Zhao, J., Peters, L., Gelzinnis, S., Carroll, R., Nolan, J., Di Sano, S., Pockney, P., Smith, S. Post-discharge opioid prescribing after laparoscopic appendicectomy and cholecystectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2020, May 12.

Makanyengo SO, Carroll GM, Goggins BJ, Smith SR, Pockney PG, Keely S, 'Systematic Review on the Influence of Tissue Oxygenation on Gut Microbiota and Anastomotic Healing.', J Surg Res, 249 186-196 (2020)

Carroll GM, Burns GL, Petit JA, Walker MM, Mathe A, Smith SR, et al., 'Does postoperative inflammation or sepsis generate neutrophil extracellular traps that influence colorectal cancer progression? A systematic review', Surgery Open Science, (2020)

​Gani J, Pockney P, 'Comparison of colonic neoplasia detection rates in patients screened inside and outside the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program', MJA, (2020)

​Chapman SJ, Clerc D, Blanco-Colino R, Otto A, Nepogodiev D, Pagano G, et al., 'Safety and efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce ileus after colorectal surgery', British Journal of Surgery, 107 e161-e169 (2020)

​Whitcher S, Magnusson M, Gani J, Oldmeadow C, Pockney PG, 'Comparison of colonic neoplasia detection rates in patients screened inside and outside the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, (2020)

​Chapman SJ, Blanco-Colino R, Pérez-Ajates S, Bautista OA, Hodson J, Blanco-Colino R, et al., 'Safety of hospital discharge before return of bowel function after elective colorectal surgery', British Journal of Surgery, (2020)

​March, B., Faulkner, S., Jobling, P. et al. Tumour innervation and neurosignalling in prostate cancer. Nat Rev Urol. 2020 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]

​Eliezer DD, Holmes M, Sullivan G, Gani J, Pockney P, Gould T, et al., 'High-Risk Emergency Laparotomy in Australia: Comparing NELA, P-POSSUM, and ACS-NSQIP Calculators', Journal of Surgical Research, 246 300-304 (2020)

​Peters, L., Zhao, J., Makanyengo, S. et al. Delayed Splenic Artery Pseudoaneurysm After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. OBES SURG 31, 872–874 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-020-04914-5

Gould T, Jamaluddin M, Petit J, King SJ, Nixon B, Scott R, et al., 'Finding Needles in Haystacks: The Use of Quantitative Proteomics for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer', Advances in the Molecular Understanding of Colorectal Cancer, IntechOpen, Switzerland 1-32 (2019) [B1] (CHAPTER)

​Storey, B., et al., Unusual cause for recurrent epididymo-orchitis: fistula from rectal stump to seminal vesicle. ANZ J Surg, 2019.

​Stephensen, B.D., et al., The LAPLAP study: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial assessing postoperative functional recovery using intraperitoneal local anaesthetic in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Colorectal Dis. 2019 Oct;21(10):1183-1191

​Rowe, C.W., et al., High-dose preoperative cholecalciferol to prevent post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia: A randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled trial. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf), 2019. 90(2): p. 343-350.

​Clarke L, Pockney P, Gillies D, Foster R, Gani J, 'Direct access colonoscopy service for bowel cancer screening produces a positive financial benefit for patients and local health districts', Internal Medicine Journal, 49 729-733 (2019)

Petit, J., et al., Cell-Free DNA as a Diagnostic Blood-Based Biomarker for Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review. J Surg Res, 2019. 236: p. 184-197.

​March, B., et al., Can CRP velocity in right iliac fossa pain identify patients for intervention? A prospective observational cohort study. Surgeon, 2019. 17(5): p. 284-290.

​Clarke, L., et al., Time to colonoscopy for patients accessing the direct access colonoscopy service compared to the normal service in Newcastle, Australia. Intern Med J, 2019. 49(9): p. 1132-1137.

​Smith, S.R., et al., Biomarkers and anastomotic leakage in colorectal surgery: C-reactive protein trajectory is the gold standard. ANZ J Surg, 2018. 88(5): p. 440-444.

​Smith, S.R., et al., Tranexamic Acid for Lower GI Hemorrhage: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Dis Colon Rectum, 2018. 61(1): p. 99-106.

​R. Smith, S., et al., Response to Re: Randomized clinical trial to assess the ideal mode of delivery for local anaesthetic abdominal wall blocks. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 2018. 88(7-8): p. 805-806.

​Mudge, L.A., et al., Multicentre factorial randomized clinical trial of perioperative immunonutrition versus standard nutrition for patients undergoing surgical resection of oesophageal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 2018. 105(10): p. 1262-1272.

​Holmes, R., et al., Randomized clinical trial to assess the ideal mode of delivery for local anaesthetic abdominal wall blocks. ANZ J Surg, 2018. 88(7-8): p. 786-791.

​Holmes, M., et al., CD36 - a plausible modifier of disease phenotype in familial adenomatous polyposis. Hered Cancer Clin Pract, 2018. 16: p. 14.

​Carroll, G.M., et al., Mobility scores as a predictor of length of stay in general surgery: a prospective cohort study. ANZ J Surg, 2018. 88(9): p. 860-864.

​Almazi, J.G., et al., Cell-Free DNA Blood Collection Tubes Are Appropriate for Clinical Proteomics: A Demonstration in Colorectal Cancer. Proteomics Clin Appl, 2018. 12(3): p. e1700121.

​Schmiegel, W., et al., Blood-based detection of RAS mutations to guide anti-EGFR therapy in colorectal cancer patients: concordance of results from circulating tumor DNA and tissue-based RAS testing. Mol Oncol, 2017. 11(2): p. 208-219.

​Stevenson, A.R., et al., Effect of Laparoscopic-Assisted Resection vs Open Resection on Pathological Outcomes in Rectal Cancer: The ALaCaRT Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 2015. 314(13): p. 1356-63.

​Smith, S.R., et al., Transversus abdominis plane blockade in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a double-blind randomized clinical trial. Int J Colorectal Dis, 2015. 30(9): p. 1237-45.

​R. Scott, S. Dooley, W. Lewis, C. Meldrum, P. Pockney, B. Draganic, S. Smith, F. Jones, C. Hewitt, H. Phillimore, A. Lucas, E. Shi, K. Namdarian, T. Chan, D. Acosta, S.-P. Chan, S. Fox, P-273 Concordance of RAS mutation status in CRC patients by comparison of results from circulating tumour DNA and tissue-based testing. Annals of Oncology, volume 26, supplement 4, 2015, Page iv80. https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdv233.270.

​Ho, Y.M., et al., Bladeless stoma creation using muscle separation technology: a novel technique. Tech Coloproctol, 2014. 18(3): p. 299-300.

​Morris, O.J., S. Smith, and B. Draganic, Comparison of bulking agents in the treatment of fecal incontinence: a prospective randomized clinical trial. Tech Coloproctol, 2013. 17(5): p. 517-23.

​Lim, P., et al., Sham feeding with chewing gum after elective colorectal resectional surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Ann Surg, 2013. 257(6): p. 1016-24.

​Moore, S.E., et al., Randomized clinical trial of ropivacaine wound infusion following laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Tech Coloproctol, 2012. 16(6): p. 431-6.

​Morris, O.J., B. Draganic, and S. Smith, Does a learning curve exist in endorectal two-dimensional ultrasound accuracy? Tech Coloproctol, 2011. 15(3): p. 301-11.

​Reid, K., et al., Randomized clinical trial of short-term outcomes following purse-string versus conventional closure of ileostomy wounds. Br J Surg, 2010. 97(10): p. 1511-7.

​Reid, K., et al., Barrier wound protection decreases surgical site infection in open elective colorectal surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Dis Colon Rectum, 2010. 53(10): p. 1374-80.