2016 Prize Winners

Thank you to everyone who presented an abstract or took part in a competition at the 2016 Surgery in the Digital Age Congress. Many congratulations to all of our winners! If you weren’t successful this time, please do try again in the future. We are pleased to announce the following prize winners:

2016 Moynihan Prize

The Moynihan Prize of £1,000 plus a medal is the Association’s most prestigious scientific award, and is presented to the author of the best short paper delivered in the Congress Moynihan Prize Session. The 2016 Prize was awarded to:

OESOPHAGEAL CANCER 3D MODELS FOR GUIDANCE OF PERSONALISED THERAPY AND SCREENING OF STROMA-TARGETED DRUGS
Mr John Saunders

2016 John Farndon Prizes

The John Farndon Prize of £500 endowed by the BJS Society, for the best paper published in the BJS arising from an abstract presented at a previous ASGBI Congress, was awarded to the following paper:

RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL INVESTIGATING THE STRESS RESPONSE FROM TWO DIFFERENT METHODS OF ANALGESIA AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC COLORECTAL SURGERY
Mr Andrew Day

John Wiley & Sons Ltd/BJS Audio Visual Prize

The winners of the 2016 first, second and third place prizes, sponsored by the BJS and John Wiley & Sons Ltd, were:

First place £300
LAPAROSCOPIC COLORECTAL SURGEON ANT THE SACRO-COLPO-PEXY MESH
M Matar, N Naguib, S Aslam, A Masoud

Second place £200
LAPAROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF GALL BLADDER FISTULAE
M Matar, N Naguib, L Routledge, A Masoud

Third place £100
TOTALLY LAPAROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF GALLSTONE ILEUS
S Froghi, A Williams, T Lo, C King, J Van Dellan, S Monkhouse

ASGBI Short Papers of Distinction

The Association selected the following as Short Papers of Distinction:

First place
THE USE OF SERUM OSTEONECTIN AS A SCREENING MARKER FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
G. Sgourakis, A. Papapanagiotou, D. Raptis, K. Karkoulias, S. Panchal

Second place
COMPLETE CYTOREDUCTIVE SURGERY FOR PSEUDOYXOMA PERITONEI REQUIRED GASTRECTOMY IN 12% AND RESULTS IN GOOD LONG-TERM ONCOLOGICAL OUTCOMES
F. Di Fabio, A. Mehta, K. Chandrakumaran, B. Moran

Third place
THE UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTH OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AMONGST SURGICAL TRAINEES
C. Thompson, D. Naumann, J. Fellows, D. Bowley, N. Sugget

ASGBI Intercollegiate Examination Prizes

The Association’s Prizes for outstanding performance at the Intercollegiate Examination in General Surgery were awarded to:

Miss Nikola Henderson (2015)

Mr John Bunni (2015)

Mr Jim Tiernan (2016)

International Bursaries 2016

The 2016 International Bursaries (for overseas surgical trainees to attend the 2016 Congress) were awarded to:

Mr Alex Muturi (Kenya) [Visit Belfast]

Mr Emmanuel Liche (Zambia) [BTS]

Best Overall E-poster

The best overall e-poster of the Congress was awarded to:

SURGICAL FACTORS PREDICT COLORECTAL CANCER OUTCOMES BETTER THAN AGE OR FITNESS
Miss Rosie Cole

Best E-poster for each category

The best e-posters for each category were awarded to:

Zena Rokan
MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

Rowa Taha
PATIENT SAFETY

Madhavi Natarajan
AUDIT/OUTCOMES RESEARCH

Pippa Leighton
BASIC/APPLIED

Robert Spence
BREAST/ENDOCRINE

Nathan Grimes
CANCER/SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Sunny Parikh
CLINICAL INFORMATICS

Martin Trotter
EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Lucinda Frank
EMERGENCY SURGERY

Raghvinder Gambhir
GENERAL

Katarzyna Bera
RANDOMISED CLINICAL TRIALS

Rosie Cole
SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS

Charlotte El Sayed
SURGICAL SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY

2016 Golf Day Winners

Mr Joshua Clements (St Andrews’ Quaich)
Mr Barry Clements (President’s Putter)

 


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