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Conference Programme

Saturday 27 March 2021
7.30am Registration Open, Arrival Tea & Coffee, Industry Exhibition
8.15am Welcome / Mihi Whakatau
Pear Shaped in the Community - Chair: Murray Cox
8.30am Vascular Injuries in the Neck, Lupe Taumoepeau, Capital & Coast DHB
8.50am Thoracic Trauma, Ian Civil, Auckland DHB
9.10am Treating Intracranial Haematomas in a Regional Hospital. Could You? Should You? , Andrew Parker, Capital & Coast DHB
9.30am Managing Yourself in a Small Community, Magda Sakowska, Timaru Hospital
Pear Shaped on a Large Scale - Chair: Falah Haddawi
10.30am Whakaari / White Island and Response, Michelle Locke, Counties Manukau Health
10.50am Thoughts on the Unthinkable, Gregory Robertson, Canterbury DHB
11.10am Experiences with COVID in the UK, Hazel Ecclestone, Taranaki DHB
11.30amMass Casualty Incidents, Tony Smith, St John New Zealand
11.50am Discussion
12.00pm LUNCH
12.30pm Poster Presenters to stand by their posters for questions / discussion
1.00pm NZAGS AGM
1.00pmSTRATA Meet-UP - A Registrar led collaborative research meeting
1.30pm Reframing Your Life So It Works For You Rather Than Against You, Marc King, Wellness Advisor, ultimateyou
Pear Shaped in the Operating Theatre - Chair: Falah Haddawi
2.00pm When Gallbladders Go Wrong, Saxon Connor, Canterbury DHB
2.20pm Complications of Endocrine / Breast Surgery, Philippa Mercer, Canterbury DHB
2.40pm Parastomal Hernia A Growing Problem, Sarah Abbott, Canterbury DHB
3.00pm Taking the Hook out of Breast Surgery, Susan Gerred, Waitemata DHB
Trainee and Free Papers - Chair: Emily Davenport
3.40pm Autologous Fat Graft Retention and Stem Cell Culture: A Pilot Study, Heath Wilms, Capital & Coast DHB
3.50pmSafety and Outcomes after Oesophagectomy in Southern New Zealand: A Twenty-Five Year Audit of a Low Volume Centre, Ryan Cha, Southern DHB
4.00pmAssessing Prehospital Cervical Spine Care with a Protocol including Lanyards rather than Routine Use of Rigid Immobilisation Collars, James Wilkins, Southern DHB
4.10pmMethods to Minimise Opiate Use and Pain after Colorectal Surgery: A Network Meta-Analysis of Common Analgesic Techniques, William Xu, The University of Auckland DHB
4.20pmUsing Textbook Outcomes to Benchmark Practice in Pancreatic Surger, Ella Nicholas, Canterbury DHB
4.30pmSystematic Review of Ethnic Differences in Pre-Operative Micronutrient Deficiencies in Bariatric Patients, Megna Jeram, Counties Manukau DHB
4.40pmThe RURAL Study: Rural & Urban Risks of Appendicitis Complications. A Comparison of Anatomic Severity of Acute Appendicitis in Rural and Urban Children: A Multicentre, Prospective Cohort Study, Brodie Elliott, Canterbury DHB
4.50pmBuilding Resilient and Sustainable Surgical Systems – How Should Considerations of Climate Change be Integrated into National Surgical Planning? Rennie Qin, Program in Global Surgery and Social Change
5.00pmValidation of General Surgical Workforce Modelling, Lauren Siggins, Capital & Coast DHB
5.10pmEquity of Colonoscopy Provision and Quality in Māori and New Zealand Europeans: A Comparative Retrospective Study, Sameer Bhat, The University of Auckland
6.00pmConference Dinner at Okurukuru -
Buses depart Devon Hotel and Novotel Hotel, at 6.30pm and return at 11.00pm and 11.30pm

Sunday 28 March 2021
8.00am Registration Open, Arrival Tea & Coffee and Industry Exhibition
Pear Shaped in Clinic - Chair: Steven Kyle
9.00am Issues Post Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Jonathan Koea, Waitemata DHB
9.20am Pelvic Mesh Complications, Hazel Ecclestone, Taranaki DHB
9.40am Hernias and Recurrence, Steven Hudson, Taranaki DHB
10.00am IBS – Evidence Based Approach, Zoë Raos, Waitemata DHB
10.20am Discussion
Pear Shaped in Endoscopy- Chair: Marianne Lill
11.00am "Yikes! We Really Need to Improve our ADR. What Now?" Tips and Tricks to Maximise ADR and Avoid the Shade, Sarah Abbott, Canterbury DHB
11.20am "Yikes! A Perforation at Colonoscopy. What Now?" Endoscopic Methods to Manage a Colonoscopic Perforation,
Mike Young, MidCentral DHB
11.40am "Yikes! The Patient has Recurrent GI Bleeding and I Can't Find the Source. What Now?" Investigating and Treating Resistant Anaemia due to Occult GI Blood Loss, Zoë Raos, Waitemata DHB
12.00pm "Yikes! There is a Hole in the Oesophagus. What Now?" Management of Acute UGI Disasters, including Practical Stenting, Alex Gordon, MidCentral DHB
12:20pm "Yikes! That is a Huge Polyp. What Now?" Polypectomy Technique and EMR for the General Surgeon, Jon Potter, Southern DHB
12.40pmHow our Registrars Can Be Involved in Multinational Studies, Deborah Wright, University of Otago, Dunedin School of Medicine
1.00pmConference Close
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