The 22nd AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting took place at the ACC Liverpool, 25 - 27 September 2019.
Winner of BJS Prize: Robert Walker - “Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma cancer cells persist after complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy detected by novel techniques”
Winner of the Upper GI Cancer Parallel Paper Oral Presentation: Saqib Rahman - “Machine Learning to predict early recurrence after oesophageal cancer surgery"
Winner of the Benign Upper GI and Bariatric Parallel Paper Oral Presentation: Kulbir Mann - “Early specialist opinion may reduce the use of percutaneous cholecystostomy for cholecystitis – a collaborative regional study"
Winner of the Hepato Biliary Parallel Paper Oral Presentation: Benjamin Chan - “Pharmacological Stimulation of Nrf2 Enhances Functional Liver Regeneration Following Major Hepatectomy"
Special mention to Tamjeed Alam for his UGI Cancer presentation on: “The “UNCUT” Roux-en-Y: A novel procedure in Upper GI Reconstruction”
Winner of the Cancer Upper GI Best Poster Presentation: John Saunders - “The impact of postoperative complications on long-term survival and disease recurrence following oesophago-gastric cancer resection"
Winner of the Benign Upper GI and Bariatrics Best Poster Presentation: Hwei Jene Ng - “Predicting the Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Development and validation of a pre- operative risk score using an objective operative difficulty grading system"
Winner of the HPB Best Poster Presentation: Rebecca Saunders - “An outcome and cost analysis of endoscopic, minimal access surgery and open pancreatic necrosectomy"
Winner of Best Poster: John Saunders - "The impact of postoperative complications on long-term survival and disease recurrence following oesophago-gastric cancer resection"
View abstracts at BJS Online