GENERAL POSTER SESSION

Friday, 2nd March 2018
The Graduate Entry Medical School, Faculty of Education & Health Sciences, University of Limerick

GENERAL POSTER SESSION

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Classical Limberg versus classical Karydakis flaps for pilonidal disease- an updated
systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
GN McMahon, SM Sahebally, SR Walsh, JP Burke
Department of Surgery, Lambe Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Beaumont University Hospital, Dublin
2
Colorectal post-operative infective complications worsen oncological outcomes – a meta-analysis
J Lawler, K Bailey, Ú Maguire, A Johnston, M Sugrue
Breast Centre North West, Letterkenny University Hospital, Co. Donegal
3
Preoperative inflammatory markers as predictors of postoperative complications in patients undergoing surgery for colorectal neoplasia
S Alsaif, G Aherne, P Casey, P Pua, A Brannigan, J Mulsow, C Shields, R Cahill
Section of Surgery and Surgical Specialties, School of Medicine, University College Dublin (2) Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
4
Proton pump inhibitor prescribing: an audit of a colorectal ward in the MMUH in 2017
J Mannion, R Geary, C Kennedy, K O’Reilly
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
5
Systematic review & meta-analysis of randomised control trials comparing stapled haemorrhoidectomy (SH) versus transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialisation (THD) for treatment of haemorrhoidal disease
Y Bashir, Q Ulain, D Mockler, E Eguare
Professorial Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, The University of Dublin Trinity College, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Saint James Hospital Library, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Surgery, Naas General Hospital, County Kildare
6
Comparative oncological outcomes of upper third rectal cancer: a meta-analysis
M Flanagan, C Clancy, D McNamara, JP Burke
Dept of Colorectal Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
7
Growing surveillance colonoscopy list put high risk patient at more risk
M.S Javid, R Pretorius, O Elfaedy , F Awan , P Balfe , Z Shah, S Alam
St Luke’s General Hospital Kilkenny
8
Sigmoid volvulus: Early preventative surgery should be considered in all instances to reduce recurrence and improve outcomes
N Hardy, I Soric, P McCormick, B Mehigan, J Larkin
St James’s Department of Colorectal Surgery, St James’s Hospital, Dublin
9
Incidental finding of giant colonic diverticulum and their management; two case reports
MJ Naqeeb, B Meshkat, M Regan
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Galway
10
Super-selective angioembolization of rectal arteriovenous malformation: a case report
MJ Naqeeb, A Mahmood, M Regan
Department of of Surgery, University Hospital Galway
11
A systematic review of the rate of interval cancers and associated endoscopy processes
W Ballester A, Nally DM, Kavanagh DO
Department of Surgical Affairs, RCSI, Dublin
12
Pneumoscrotum – a curious presentation of bowel perforation post sigmoidoscopy
RA Keenan, N Foley, K Oaikhinan, F Cooke
Department of Colorectal & General Surgery, University Hospital Waterford
13
A comparison of clinical-radiological and pathological colorectal cancer staging: a six year model 3 Irish hospital experience
O Elfaedy, PW Owens, M Aakif, EA Mansour
Department of Surgery, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny
14
Evidence for the optimisation of diagnosis and management of signet ring cell carcinoma of the colon: a case report and review of literature
Yambasu S, Abd Elwahab S, Ibrahim B, Ivanovski I
Department of Surgery, Wexford General Hospital
15
Surgical outcome/complication rate following pilonidal sinus surgery
I Hassan, M Amer, B Harding
Department of Surgery, Portiuncula University Hospital
16
A pictorial review of the MR imaging features of melanoma
C McQuade, C O’Brien, CS Quinlan, M Dempsey, W Torregianni
Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Department of Radiology, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Department of Radiology, The Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin
17
Application of virtual and augmented reality to the visualisation of mesenteric anatomy
MF Ullah, KG Byrnes, O Hashmi, D Walsh, D Westby, KW McDermott, JC Coffey
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, Department of Anatomy, Graduate Entry Medical School, 4i Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation & Immunity, University of Limerick
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Factors associated with unplanned admissions of elective day ward laparoscopic cholecystectomies
P Wood , F.N, Awan P Balfe, F Pretorius, O Elfaedy, S F Alam.
Dept. Of Surgery, St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny
19
A novel treatment for chronic disease: minimal invasive surgery for Morel-lavalle lesions
Q Ul Ain, P Wagner, A Kharief, Y Bashir, E Eguare
Naas General Hospital
20
Negative appendectomy rates in Beaumont Hospital
S Creedon
, A Hegarty, C Baban, E Rutherford, V Healy, C Power, ADK Hill Beaumont Hospital, RCSI, Dublin
21
Adult-onset acute appendicitis as a manifestation of colorectal cancer: A 10- year multi-centre study
Q Ul Ain, Y Bashir, E Eguare, O Al Sahaf, P Ridgway, K C Conlon
Professorial Surgical Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Dublin Trinity College, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Department of Surgery, Naas General Hospital
22
Opiate prescription appropriateness in surgical patients of University Hospital Galway
C Davis, A Lowery, C Collins
Department of surgery, University Hospital Galway
23
Utilisation of ICU beds for surgical care in a model three hospital setting
AL Fowler, O Cullivan, S Sibartie, A O’Shea, R Waldron, I Khan, W Khan, MK Barry
Department of General Surgery, Microbiology, Anaesthesia, Mayo University Hospital
24
Thoracoscopic laser metastasectomy: a single centre initial experience
J. Mc Loughlin, K.E. O’ Sullivan, R. Brown and D. Eaton
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
25
An anatomical study of sliding pectoralis major advancement flap for sternal defects
N O’Keeffe, E Concannon, A Stanley, P Dockery, N McInerney, J Kelly
Galway University Hospital, Department of Plastic Surgery, National University of Ireland Galway, Department of Anatomy
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Ultrasound as investigation of acute appendicitis in paediatric population
Chulak K, Duygnan A, Javid M, Awan F, Elfaedy O, Pretorius R, Balfe P
St Luke’s General Hospital Kilkenny
27
A systematic review of sentinel lymph node biopsy in cutaneous melanoma
L Scanlon, AJ Clover
School of Medicine, Department of Plastic Surgery, University College Cork
28
Primary Tuberculosis of Cystic Duct Lymph Node
A Ghazanfar, A Asghar, I Hassan, N Khan
Department of General Surgery, KRL Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
29
A retrospective audit of all of the appendectomies done in a calendar year in a peripheral Irish hospital
D. Keohane, K. Murray, B. Waldron, A. Hamdy, T. McCormack
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Kerry, Tralee
30
Piloting outpatient surgery – minor operations in Wexford
R T Fitzpatrick, R M O’Connell, F Ofori-Kuma, K Mealy
Wexford General Hospital
31
Plain Film of Abdomen – An Audit of its Emergency Usage in a Level III Hospital
HA Khan, S Zulfiqar, E Myers
Department of Surgery Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
32
Case Report – laparoscopic repair of an incarcerated femoral hernia in a male patient in a model 3 hospital in the southeast of Ireland
S Iram, R Pretorius
St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny
33
VTE Prophylaxis
S Shehu, A Ferede, k Conlon, D Evoy, J Geraghty
St Vincent’s University Hospital
34
Management of gallbladder perforations in the elderly: the first Irish use of the Hot Axios LASEMS stent
S Finnegan, JC Bolger, D O hAodhagain, S Brady, A Mastrosimone, WB Robb, D Cheriyan
Department of Upper GI Surgery, Department of Gastroenterology Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
35
An audit of the investigation and management of temperatures measuring 37.5°C and above in surgical patients
Y Sweeney, D O’Connor, SR Walsh, C Malone
Dept of Surgery, UHG, Galway
36
Fournier Gangrene – two recent cases of a true urological emergency in the southeast of Ireland
RA Keenan, AU Nic An Riogh, A Fuentes, I Cullen, P Daly
Department of Urology, University Hospital Waterford
37
Acute GI pathology associated with a chance fracture
C McQuade, C O’Brien, PS Waters, W Torregianni, DO Kavanagh
Department of Colorectal & General Surgery, Department of Radiology The Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin
38
1 Year Audit of CTPA requests in a tertiary referral centre in Ireland
Heelan, M
, Gilligan, R, Khalil, T, Newmarch, W, Higgins, L, Watts, M, O’Keefe, D
Graduate Entry Medical School, AMU, Department of Haematology, University Hospital Limerick
39
Incidence of thyroid cancer among patients with thyroid nodules
A Gilmartin, M Ryan
Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Barrington’s Hospital, Limerick
40
Development of a novel methodology to assess the microbiome of mesenteric lymph nodes incorporating culture and culture-independent methods
M.G. Kiernan, P.Tibbitts, P.A. Kiely, J. Powell, M. O’ Hara, N.H. O’Connell, J.C. Coffey, C.P. Dunne
Graduate Entry Medical School and Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity (4i), Health Research Institute (HRI), University of Limerick, Department of Surgery, Department of Microbiology, University Hospital Limerick
41
Acute mesenteric ischaemia: A pictorial review of CT findings
A. Heaney, R.M. Heaney, M. Bambrick, C. Ní Leidhin, P. Beddy
Department of Radiology, St James’s Hospital, Dublin, Department of Surgery, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
42
Surgical palliative care: recent trends and developments
L Fitzgerald, J Cunningham
Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, Blackrock Hospice, Dublin
43
Surgical “Kaizen” 60-day review – what impact have we made?
S Garry, J Cotter, A McGuire, R McLaughlin
Dept of Surgery – UCHG, Galway
44
The implementation of a protected emergency theatre pathway for acute urological admissions
M Hegazy, S Anderson, F D’Arcy, G Durkan, E Rogers, P O’Malley, S Jaffry, N Nusrat, R McLaughlin, K Clarkson, K Walsh, C Dowling
Department of Urology, Galway University Hospital
45
When errors tip into the realm of medical manslaughter
NM Foley, CX Cheung, F Cooke
University Hospital Waterford
46
Endoscopic findings of patients reporting with upper gastrointestinal symptoms- a study of 2412 cases at Red Crescent General Hospital Sukkur and at Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College Hospital Sukkur
S N Mohsin
Our Lady’s Hospital Navan, Co.Meath
47
Appropriateness of Colonoscopy
E Brennan, S Johnston, D Hehir
Department of Surgery, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
48
Distal intestinal obstructive syndrome in adult patients with cystic fibrosis
M Aamir, M Aremu
Letterkenny University Hospital
49
PR exam in colonoscopy; what are we missing?
A McHugh, A Waqas, CX Cheung, M Hassan, NM Foley, K Oaikhinan, F Cooke
Department of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospital Waterford
50
The information needs of patients with breast cancer at years one, three & five post diagnosis
Sheehy EM, Lehane EA, Quinn EM, Livingstone V, Redmond HP, Corrigan M
Cork Breast Research Centre, Catherine McAuley School, Nursing and Midwifery, School of Medicine Cork University Hospital
51
Timing of low molecular heparin administration and effect on breast haematoma formation
AC Fullard, H. Earley, A. Lowery, A. Lal, A. Merrigan, S. Tormey
Dept. of Surgery, UHL, Limerick
52
Clinicopathological features and management of metaplastic breast cancer: a single institution experience
NS Buckley, SR Tee, A O’Doherty, C Quinn, J Rothwell, D Evoy, J Geraghty, D McCartan, EW McDermott, RS Prichard
Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Radiology, Department of Histopathology, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
53
Fibromatosis of the breast – A 10 year institutional experience and review of the literature
Boland MR, O’Mahony J, O’Keeffe S, Gillham C, Maguire A, Alazawi D, Boyle TJ, Connolly EM
Departments of Breast Surgery, Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Pathology, St James’ Hospital, Dublin
54
The accuracy of the HIPE system in coding appendectomy procedures in the paediatric population in UHL
R McDermott, M Flanagan, S Tormey Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick
55
The 5 year experience of cutaneous
melanoma in UHL C Nic Gabhann, M Flanagan, B Ramsay, K Ahmad, M Lynch, C Hackett, A Lal
Department of Surgery, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Limerick
56
5 year experience of soft tissue tumours at UHL S Jennings,
M Flanagan
, A Lal Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick
57
A comparative analysis of the pathophsiology of puerperal vs. non puerperal breast abscess
O’Brien C, Quinn E, Murphy M, Lehane EA, Livingstone V, Redmond HP, Corrigan MA
Cork Breast Research Centre, Cork University Hospital, Department of Academic Surgery, Cork, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork
58
Non-anastomotic, non-traumatic fracture of an axillary femoral bypass
C. Kennedy, M. O’Donohoe
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
59
Review of communication methods in a vascular surgery clinic
A Kelly, E Kavanagh, Y Abduldaim, PE Burke, MA Moloney
Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Limerick
60
An 8-year audit of temporal artery biopsies in suspected giant cell arteritis (GCA), a comparison of histopathology results with erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in a tertiary referral center
P McCarroll, M Devine, D Power, A Zafar, E Mulcahy, PE Burke, Y Abduldaim, E Kavanagh, MA Moloney
Department of Vascular Surgery, Department of Histopathology, University Hospital Limerick
61
Construction of a novel clinico-biochemical score outperforms Alvarado score in diagnosis of appendicitis Zarog MA, Kumar S, Byrnes GJ, Coffey JC
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick
62
Analysis of the outcomes of B3 lesions detected at Breast Check Unit at University Hospital Galway over six years
K Nizami, K Sweeney, F Moriarty, A Larke
Breast Screening Unit, University Hospital Galway
63
Comparing MRI PIRADS v2 scores and template biopsies of the prostate over time
DM Bouchier-Hayes, A Cotter
Galway Clinic
64
PAMP T&T (physical activity in medical professionals – trends and tendencies)
M. Murphy, Y. Bashir, P. Neary
Department of Surgery, AMNCH, Tallaght, Dublin
65
Cellulitis – are we ignoring the evidence base?
Kiely, A
; Abd Elwahab, S; McDonnell, D; Tully, R; Walsh, N; I Ofori- Kuma, F; Ivanovski, I; Khan, S; Schmidt, K; Mealy Department of Surgery, Wexford General Hospital