ASiT: Leading the Way in Surgical Advancement

Prize Winners 2020

All Prize Winners

ALSGBI Prize (Lap/ Robotic)
Bronwyn Woodburn
The Introduction and Evolution of Diagnostic Laparoscopies in Tanzania
AOT Prize
Simon McClean
A retrospective analysis of ultrasound examination of thyroid nodules using the U classification and thyroid imaging, reporting and data system (TIRADS)
ASGBI Short Paper Prize
Jia Xun Choong
Life Expectancy in Emergency Laparotomy: Which patients should we be operating on?
ASiT Swann-Morton Medal
Aliyah Hussein
Risk factors for retrieved but not transplanted deceased donor livers in the UK: a national registry analysis
ASiT Medical Student Poster of Distinction Prize
Sherwin Fernando
Post-operative outcomes in a forgotten group: the importance of timing of emergency laparotomies on elderly patients
Roux (UGI)
Philip Chiang
A retrospective study on the impact of waiting times for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on unplanned admissions and interventions across three sites in the West of Scotland.
BAETS Prize (Endocrine)
Rahy Farooq
Closing the audit loop on inadvertent parathyroidectomy during thyroid surgery – How are we doing at a specialist endocrine surgery centre?
BAOMS Prize (Max Fac)
Mooez Uddin
Identical Head & Neck Cancer Surgery in Identical Twins with Identical Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma – A Case of Indiscernibility of Identicals?
BAPS Prize
Tsitsi Chituku
Developing a Fast Track Paediatric Herniotomy Service at a Yorkshire District General Hospital.
BASO Oral Prize
Rory Brittain
Lymph node involvement and survival in gastro-oesophageal cancer
BASO Trainees Prizes (Oncology)
Emily Louise Sams
Incidence and Treatment of positive pelvic side wall (PSW) lymph nodes in patients with advanced rectal cancer; a retrospective study.
Jason Yang
A Prognostic Model and Web-App for Predicting Ordinal Outcomes following Burr-Hole Surgery for Chronic Subdural Haematoma
BOMSS Prize (Bariatric)
Hatem Al Saadi
Tackling Obesity in the Arabian Gulf: Public Awareness of Obesity and Their Perceptions towards Bariatric Surgery in Oman and Kuwait
BOTA Prize (Poster)
Timothy McAleese
The importance of the proposed Irish Major Trauma Network: an audit of the initial management of patients suffering Major Trauma.
BOTA (Ortho Research)
Andrea McCarthy
Improvement in orthopaedic services with the introduction of a pilot virtual fracture clinic: a time and cost analysis
British Hernia Prize
Elspeth Murray
Post-operative outcomes using ONSTEP inguinal hernia repair – The First UK Case Series
Herrick (Transplant)
Lisi Hu
Organ donation education in schools significantly increases organ donor registration, knowledge, and family discussion.
Dukes Prize
Liam Cato
Delorme’s procedure: outcomes and follow-up for social burden
GlobalSurg Prize
Archie Allen
Barriers to accessing and providing lower limb amputee rehabilitation services in the Western Area, Sierra Leone – the patient and local staff perspective.
ESSQ Surgical Education Prize
Zak Vinnicombe
Priced out: Is the cost of surgical training acting as a barrier to entry?
IJS Case Report Prize (case Reports)
Nikhil Mayor
Primary Localised Amyloidosis of the Bladder: A Rare Mimic of Urinary Tract Malignancy
Journal Of Surgical Simulation Prize (Simulation)
Maria Constantinides
Microsurgical Simulation Training
Major Trauma TiG Prize
Joseph Burgin
The use of pulse oximetry for the diagnosis of vascular disruption following limb trauma
Mammary Fold Prize
Emma Sewart
The impact of radiotherapy on patient-reported outcomes of immediate implant-based breast reconstruction: Results of a prospective multicentre cohort study
Christina Whitehead
Synovial Sarcoma – a Ten Year Review of the North of England Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service
RCS PG Cert (Med Ed)
Jason Yang
Virtual Reality Simulation – a future cornerstone of undergraduate medical education?
Rouleaux Prize (Vasc)
Jacob Wilson
Risk of Contrast Induced Acute Kidney Injury in Vascular Patients with Pre-Existing Kidney Disease Following Peripheral Arteriogram.
SARS Prize
Marwah Salih
Identification of a novel target for prevention of permanent paraplegia following thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
SCTS Cardiothoracic Prize
Naim Slim
Innovating a novel brain protection device for use in cardiac surgery and cardiac arrest: a cool solution using diffusion-absorption-refrigeration technology
STARSurg Medical Student Oral Prize
Serish Arshad
Journal ranking Methods and Their Application in General Surgery - A Systematic Review
BSOT (Urology)
Zain Siddiqui
A true day-case Bi-polar Trans-Urethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) with same day trial without catheter (TWOC): Is it possible?
BSOT (Urology) Runner up
Zhi - Yang Low
Does intervention improve long-term relative renal function for chronic ureteric obstruction? - a case series of 268 patients
TMS Poster of Distinction Prize
Megan Lloyd
Predicting Response To Neoadjuvant Therapy From Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma Pre-Treatment Biopsies
BJS Prize
Tun Giap Tan
Prophylactic topical tranexamic acid versus placebo in surgical patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
WInS Prize
Alexander Baldwin
‘Dear Sir…’: An example of unconscious bias in the ‘letters to the editor’ section of surgical journals
IME Ethics Prize
Georgia Scott
Consent: The New Legal Landscape
Gray’s Surgical Anatomy Human Factors Prize
Lucy Godfrey
Improving education for the timely set up of cell salvage in the case of emergency surgery via the use of educational video
Collaborative Research Prize
Jennifer Waterman
PIES – Pregnancy testing in Emergency Surgery - A Welsh Multi-centre audit in pregnancy testing in women presenting with acute abdominal pain in collaboration with the Welsh Barbers Research Group.