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ASiT 2021 Conference Prize Winners
28/03/2021

ASIT 2021 PRIZE WINNERS

 

Thank you to everyone who submitted abstracts to the ASiT Annual Conference 2021. The quality of research and projects displayed was excellent as always, and ASiT is grateful to the supporting organisations and all those who helped with marking and judging.

Congratulations to all prize winners! Here is a list of all the awards:
 

ASiT Conference 2021 Prizes

 

ORAL SESSION PRIZES

  

ASiT/Swann-Morton Medal

Winner: Arwel Poacher

Title: The Four Year Clinical and Economic Impact of an Extended Screening Program for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

 

  

ASiT/TMS Poster of Distinction Prize

Winner: Conor Jones

Title: Summarising the reporting of outcomes in studies of robot-assisted cholecystectomy: a systematic review

 


ESO Surgical Education & Training Prize

Winner: Thomas Baldock

Title: The Junior Doctor Changeover Effect – Does it exist in General Surgery?

 


STARSurg Medical Student Prize

Winner: Lauren Greasley

Title: Wide-awake local anaesthetic no tourniquet (WALANT) vs general/regional anaesthetic for flexor tendon injuries: a single-centre, retrospective cohort study
 


SRS Academic & Research Prize

Winner: Waheed-Ul-Rahman Ahmed

Title: Genome-wide association analysis and replication in 810,625 individuals identifies novel therapeutic targets for varicose veins

 



ASGBI Short Paper Prize

Winner: Nav Thavanesan

Title: Clinical factors predictive of both successful and unsuccessful arterial embolization in the management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding

 

NRC Collaborative Research Prize

Winner: Harry Spiers

Title: An international multi-centre appraisal of the management of acute CHOLEcystitis during the COVID-19 pandemic: The CHOLECOVID Study

 

ASiT COVID-19 Prize

Winner: Barry Kerr

Title: Changing the Management of Epistaxis in the COVID-19 Era
 

BBRAUN Innovation Prize

Winner: Bence Baljer

Title: Resorbable Composite Materials for Fracture Fixation
 

BJS Systematic Review Prize

Winner: Soham Bandyopadhyay

Title: Traumatic brain injury-related paediatric mortality and morbidity in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

 

ASiT WinS Equality & Diversity Prize

Joint-Winner: Ricky Ellis ("The Impact of Disability on Performance in the Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Examination (MRCS)")

Joint-Winner: Sanah Ali ("Experience of Implementing Diversity Teaching into University of Oxford")

 

The Prakash Sinha Quality Improvement & Sustainability Prize

Winner: David Hopkin

Title: Theatre and the environmental impact: if you don’t measure it can’t be managed

 

 

POSTER PRESENTATION PRIZES

 

ASiT MedAll Poster Engagement Prize

Winner: Shaheer Aslam Joiya

Title: The "6Pm Series": Addressing medical education for final year medical students during the pandemic

 

 
Mammary Fold Prize

Winner: Kin Yik Chan

Title: Perioperative Utility of Tranexamic Acid in Oncological Breast Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

 



SCTS Trainee Prize

Winner: Maria Georgi

Title: Computational modelling of 3D printed scaffolds for heart valve regeneration

 



BOTA Prize

Winner: William Levitt

Title: The statistical value of different clinical characteristics in evaluation of suspected Cauda Equina Syndrome
 

 
BASO Trainee Prize

Winner:  Ben Atkinson

Title: Improving surgical and non-surgical oncological outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer
 

Roux Group Trainee Prize

Winner: Louise Finch

Title: Endovascular hepatic artery stents in the modern management of post-pancreatectomy haemorrhage

 


BNTA Prize

Winner: Ping Hei Cheng

Title: Management, Complications and Neurological Outcomes of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage in Elderly Patients

 

 

ALSGBI Trainee Prize

Winner: Jeffrey Leung

Title: Quality of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Laparoscopic Surgery: Systematic Review

 

 
AOT Prize

Winner: Judith Osuji

Title: Is telephone triage here to stay? An audit of the impact of COVID 19 on a Head and Neck cancer clinic

 

 

Rouleaux Club Prize

Winner: Ahmad Guni

Title: A 360-degree exploration of key factors in consent in aortic aneurysm repair
 

 
PLASTA Prize

Winner: Adam Misky

Title: Tackling Jersey Finger Using Extraosseous Tunnels – Study of a New Technique

 

 

The Dukes' Club Prize

Winner: Henriette Wa Katolo

Title: Outcome reporting following rectopexy requires standardisation for reproducibility and transparent outcome analysis
 


Herrick Society Prize

Winner: Caitlin Carolan

Title: Comparing outcomes in right versus left kidney transplantation; a systematic review and meta-analysis

 


BSOT Prize

Winner: Sonam Patel

Title: Salvage versus primary robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a propensity-matched comparative effectiveness study from a high-volume tertiary centre
 


TriPS Prize

Winner: Olugbenga Awolaran

Title: Prospective Evaluation of Virtual Consultations in Paediatric Surgery and Urology: Lessons from the Pandemic Times

 

 

BAOMS Trainee Prize

Winner: Amr Taha

Title: An extensive infected Plunging Ranula in a ten-year-old with a Review of Literature Reviews between 2000-2020

 


BOMSS Trainee Prize

Winner: Peter Ishak

Title: Pathology Pick up Rate in Routine Preoperative Endoscopy and its Impact on Patients Undergoing Gastric Bypass Surgery

 

 
IJS Case Report Prize

Winner: Aoife Mallon

Title: Use of 3D Printing Technology in Surgical Planning and Decision Making in ENT Skull Base Surgery- An Axial 3D First in Northern Ireland

 


RCS PGCert Medical Education Prize

Winner: André Tulloch

Title: Increasing Representation in Surgical Careers – the First Cut Mentorship Programme for Medical Students
 

 
British Hernia Society Prize

Winner: Anne Ewing

Title: The impact of COVID-19 on hernia surgery in the Lothian region of Scotland

 

 
IME Ethics Prize

Winner: Sally Tucker

Title: Navigating the morality of postponing urgent cancer surgery in the Covid-19 pandemic

 


BAETS Prize

Winner: Gabriella Marchitelli

Title: Patients' Perceptions of Complications Following Thyroidectomy

 


GlobalSurg Global Surgery Prize

Winner: Farizeh Ahmed

Title: Does surgical intervention improve quality of life for patients with chronic ear disease in Nepal?
 



Journal of Surgical Simulation Prize

Winner: Alexander Coombs

Title: The Impact of Using A Virtual Reality Surgical Curriculum To Train Scrub Practitioners In Complex Orthopaedic Surgery

 

ASiT WinS Prize

Winner: Sabbur Anwar

Title: How far do cultural values between first and second generational medical students differ according to GMC guidelines

 


CMR Surgical Robotic Surgery Prize

Winner: Conor Jones

Title: Transoral robotic surgery: Comparing the geography of research publications with the global burden of disease

 

Gray’s Surgical Anatomy Human Factors Prize

Winner: Lydia Pearson

Title: A survey on the perceived effect of background music on intra-operative stress, anxiety and surgical task load on the operating surgeon

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