General Surgery research
The General Surgery Department is committed to clinical and translational research, clinical trials and the development and maintenance of databases and clinical registries, including cancer related registries.
The Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit undertakes research in the areas of breast cancer and endocrine surgery including thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.
The Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgical Unit’s interests include outcomes of bariatric surgery, inflammatory effects of radical cancer surgery and the physiology of upper GI surgery.
Research activities of the Colorectal Surgical Unit relate to colorectal cancer (CRC) and the unit has commenced or completed projects in the areas of inflammatory bowel disease, novel surgical techniques and investigation of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).
The anatomy and pathophysiology of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) is a research focus of the Endocrine Unit.Find out more
An analysis of prospective data collected since 2007 of 1,453 patients undergoing weight loss (bariatric) surgery.Find out more
Colorectal Surgical Department (CRS)Find out more
Preventing hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy
(2018), ANZ J Surg, 88(3), 127-128
Body weight change is unpredictable after total thyroidectomy
Glick R, Chang P, Michail P, Serpell JW, Grodski S, Lee JC
(2018), ANZ J Surg, 88(3), 162-166
International neural monitoring study group guideline 2018 part I: Staging bilateral thyroid surgery with monitoring loss of signal
Schneider R, Randolph GW, Dionigi G, Wu CW, Barczynski M, Chiang FY, Al-Quaryshi Z, Angelos P, Brauckhoff K, Cernea CR, Chaplin J, Cheetham J, Davies L, Goretzki PE, Hartl D, Kamani D, Kandil E, Kyriazidis N, Liddy W, Orloff L, Scharpf J, Serpell J, Shin JJ, Sinclair CF, Singer MC, Snyder SK, Tolley NS, Van Slycke S, Volpi E, Witterick I, Wong RJ, Woodson G, Zafereo M, Dralle H
(2018), Laryngoscope, 128 Suppl 3, S1-17