ISW 2022 Prizes

ISW 2022 FREE PAPER AND POSTER PRIZES

The following Prizes have been awarded at International Surgical Week ISW 2022 in Vienna, Austria, 15-18 August 2022 by the ISS/SIC and the Integrated Societies.

The Committee congratulates all awardees for their achievement!

 

ISS/SIC Lloyd Nyhus Free Paper Prize

Presenting Author: René H. Fortelny

EFFECTS OF THE SHORT STITCH TECHNIQUE FOR MIDLINE ABDOMINAL CLOSURE ON INCISIONAL HERNIA: RESULTS FROM THE RANDOMISED-CONTROLLED ESTOIH TRIAL

R. H. Fortelny1,* on behalf of ESTOIH study group: René H. Fortelny, Markus Albertsmeier,  Petra Baumann, Stefan Riedl , Claudia Reisensohn, Jan Ludolf Kewer, Jessica Hoelderle, Andreas Shamiyeh, Bettina Klugsberger, Theo David Maier, Guido Schumacher, Ferdinand Köckerling, Ursula Pess

1General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery, Klinik Ottakring, Vienna, Austria

 

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ISS/SIC Poster Prize

Presenting Author: Georgia Therese Cox

OVEREMPLOYED AND UNDERAPPRECIATED; MRCP USE IN AN ACUTE SURGICAL UNIT RARELY CHANGES MANAGEMENT, DELAYS DISCHARGE AND COMPOUNDS HOSPITAL COSTS.

G. T. Cox1,*, J. S. Gundara1,2

1Logan Hospital, Meadowbrook, 2Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

 

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IAES Free Paper Prize (The Dr Charles Proye Award)

Presenting Author: Karishma Jassal

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS OF MALIGNANT THYROID NODULES BASED ON SONOGRAPHIC FEATURES AND CYTOLOGY

Karishma Jassal 1,*, Afsaneh Koohestani 1, Nandhini Ravintharan 1, Andrew Kiu 1, Simon Grodski 1, Meei Yeung 1, Jonathan Serpell 1, James C Lee 1

1Monash University Endocrine Surgery Unit, Melbourne, Australia

 

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IAES Free Paper Prize (The Dr Selwyn Taylor Award)

Presenting Author: Vishvak Chanthar

CARDIAC CHANGES IN PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA/PARAGANGLIOMA PATIENTS AND THEIR REVERSAL AFTER CURATIVE SURGERY: RESULTS OF PHEOCARD PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

Vishvak Chanthar K.M.M 1,*, Smarak Ranjan rout 2, Roopali Khanna 2, Aditya Kapoor 2, Gyan Chand 1, Anjali Mishra 1, Amit Agarwal 1, Gaurav Agarwal 1

1Endocrine and Breast Surgery, 2Cardiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical sciences, Lucknow, India

 

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IAES Best Poster Prize (The Dr John Farndon Award)

Presenting Author: Andrea Gillis

REDUCING DISPARITIES IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERPARATHYROIDISM

Andrea Gillis 1,*, Rongzhi Wang 1, Polina Zmijewski 1, Chandler McLeod 1, Kimberly Ramonell 2, Jessica Fazendin 1, Herbert Chen 1, Brenessa Lindeman 1

1Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, 2Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States

 

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Best Basic Science Poster Prize (The Dr Michael Brauckhoff Award)

Presenting Author: Theresa Wang

CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES OF ADRENAL HEMORRHAGE

Theresa N. Wang 1,*, Elizabeth Bashian 2, John E. Phay 1, Barbra S. Miller 1, Caitlin E. Hackett 3, Priya H. Dedhia 1

1Surgery, 2Ohio State University, Columbus, United States, 3Radiology, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States

 

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IATSIC Free Paper Prize

Presenting Author: Adam Gyedu

ASSESSING ACHIEVEMENT OF KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS DURING INITIAL ASSESSMENT AND CARE OF INJURED PATIENTS AT GHANAIAN NON-TERTIARY HOSPITALS

A. Gyedu1,*, E. Quainoo2, E. Nakua2, P. Donkor2, C. Mock3

1Surgery, 2Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 3Surgery, University of Washington , Seattle, United States

 

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IATSIC Poster Prize

Presenting Author: Muhamad Izwan Ismail

MANAGING BLUNT SOLID ORGAN INJURIES IN A MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRY: ARE WE UP TO THE STANDARD?

M. I. Ismail1,*, N. Mohamed1, Y. Mohamad1, R. I. Alwi1

1Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

 

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BSI Free Paper Prize

Presenting Author: Teh Mei-Sze

BENEFITS OF PECS BLOCK AS PART OF THE ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY (ERAS) PROTOCOL FOR BREAST CANCER SURGERY IN AN ASIAN INSTITUTION– A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

M. S. Teh1,*, K. Diana1, T. Islam1, N. A. Mohd Taib1, Z. Y. Beh2, W. L. Lim2

1Surgery, 2Anaesthesiology, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

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BSI Free Paper Prize (runner-up)

Presenting Author: Cassandra Mbanje

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NOVEL PATIENT FLOW ALGORITHMS AND THEIR ROLE IN REDUCING TREATMENT DELAYS: LESSONS FROM AN INTERNATIONALLY-ACCREDITED MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST UNIT IN SOUTH AFRICA

C. P. T. Mbanje1,*, C.-A. Benn1,2, D. Van Loggerenberg1, N. Hajat1

1Breast Care Centre of Excellence, Netcare Milpark Hospital, 2Department of Surgery, Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

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BSI Best Poster Prize

Presenting Author: Pauliina Homsy

BREAST RECONSTRUCTION WITH SERIAL LIPOFILLING – A PATIENT PERSPECTIVE

P. Homsy1,*, S. Kauhanen1

1Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

 

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BSI Second Best Poster Prize

Presenting Author: Ashutosh Mishra

MODIFIED LICAP TURN-OVER FLAP- A SIMPLE RECONSTRUCTIVE TECHNIQUE FOR LARGE LUMPECTOMY DEFECTS IN RESOURCE LIMITED ENVIRONMENT

Ashutosh Mishra 1,*, Sandeep Bhoriwal 1, Jyoutishman Saikia 1, SVS Deo 1

1Surgical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, New Delhi, India

 

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ISDS Grassi Prize

Presenting Author: Maria Andrea Willis

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND METAANALYSIS ON PREOPERATIVE COMBINED MECHANICAL AND ORAL ANTIBIOTIC BOWEL PREPARATION FOR PREVENTING COMPLICATIONS IN ELECTIVE COLORECTAL SURGERY

M. A. Willis1,*, J. C. Kalff1, S. Post2, J. J. Meerpohl3,4, T. O. Vilz1

1Department of General, Visceral, Thorax and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, 2Formerly Department of Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, 3Cochrane Germany, Cochrane GermanyFoundation, 4Institute for Evidence in Medicine, MedicalCenter – University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

 

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ISDS Kitajima Prize

Presenting Author: Alexander Semaan

INTEGRATED MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF INTRADUCTAL PAPILLARY MUCINOUS NEOPLASMS

A. Semaan1,2,*, V. Bernard3, J. J. Lee4, P. Lingohr1, H. Matthaei1, J. C. Kalff1, A. Maitra2, P. A. Guerrero2

1Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2Translational Molecular Pathology, 3Radiation Oncology , The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 4Department of Surgical Oncology, Cedars Sanai Medical Center, Los Angeles, United States

 

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ASAP Free Paper Prize

Presenting Author: Himanshu Salil Iyer

DISTRESS FINANCING AND IMPOVERISHING EXPENDITURES DUE TO SURGICAL CARE IN INDIA: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF NATIONALLY-REPRESENTATIVE SURVEY (2017-18)

H. S. Iyer1,*, S. Zadey1,2, P. Nimkar1,3

1Association for Socially Applicable Research (ASAR), Pune, India, 2Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 3Department of Economics, Duke University, Durham, United States

 


 

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