ROOM:          GEMS0-016
DATE:             2nd March 2019    
TIME:             11.20-1.00pm (7 minute Presentation & 3 minute Discussion)
CHAIRS:      Mr Myles Joyce & Mr Robert O’Connell

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  1. 11.20   Prostate MR: ‘the MAN-ogram’, no longer just a cancer staging tool
    Matthew Joseph Moran1, Leon Walsh2, Peter McCarthy2
    1School of Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland
    2Discipline of Radiology, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland
  2. 11.30    The use of drains in avoiding seroma formation in ventral hernia repair and the alternatives available: A systematic review
    Ronan Doherty, Cian Henry, Umar Khan, Pooja Buttan, Albert Yee, Yasir Bashir, Kevin Conlon
    Professorial Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  3. 11.40   The Irish Experience of the Mayo Protocol for unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma
    Alexandra Zaborowski,Helen Heneghan, Diarmaid Houlihan, Tom Gallagher, Donal Maguire, Justin Geoghegan, Emir Hoti
    National Liver Transplant Programme, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
  4. 11.50    Is Abdominal CT being utilized optimally in acute non-traumatic patient management
    Lianne Pickett1, Jennifer Mannion1, Alice Clarke2, Dermot Hehir1 Sean Johnston1
    1General Surgery Department, Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore, Arden Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, R35 NY51, Ireland
    2Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
  5. 12.00   Time to theatre – a three-month experience in an urban, university hospital
    Megan Power Foley, Michael Kelly, Brian Mehigan, Fady Narouz, John Larkin, Paul McCormick
    Department of Surgery, St James Hospital, James Street, Dublin, D03 VX82, Ireland
  6. 12.10   The DATA protocol: Developing an educational tool to improve note-writing in hospitals
    Jessica Maeve Ryan, Keith Geraghty, Waqar Khan, Iqbal Khan, Ronan Waldron, Michael Kevin Barry
    Department of Surgery, Mayo University Hospital, Westport Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
  7. 12.20   Iron status before and after curative oesophagectomy, and its relation to anaemia, transfusion and postoperative outcomes
    Nicola Raftery, Niamh Ni Leathlobhair, Conor Murphy, Michelle Fanning, David Koshy, Narayanasamy Ravi, John Vincent Reynolds
    Department of Surgery, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin and St. James’s Hospital, James Street, Dublin, D03 VX82, Ireland
  8. 12.30 Feasibility Study of The Impact of One Preoperative Physiotherapy Education Session and Patient Information Leaflet on Patient Compliance with Physiotherapy After Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Resections
    Rebecca Mahon
    1, Roisin Tully2, William Robb2
    1Department of Physiotherapy, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Beaumont, Dublin, Ireland
    2Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin, D09 FT51, Ireland
  9. 12.40   The use of clinical parameters as adjuncts to endoscopic evaluation of mural thickening on conventional computed tomography in diagnosing malignancy
    Noel Edward Donlon1, Kevin Michael Barry2, Iqbal Khan2, Waqar Khan2, Muneeb Zafar2, Cian Davis2, Rebecca Headon2, Jai Wei Teh2, Kevin Corless 2
    1Department of Surgery, Trinity Translational Institute, St. James Hospital, James Street, Dublin, D03 VX82, Ireland
    2Department of Surgery, Mayo University Hospital, Westport Road, Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland
  10. 12.50   The role of the registered nurse first assistant within the perioperative setting
    Roland Pika, Colin Pierce, John Calvin Coffey
    Theatre Department, University Hospital Limerick, St Nessan’s Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, V94 F858, Ireland