ASiT / AUGIS Prizewinners

April 2017

The 2017 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Ms Alona Courtney is the winner of the 2017 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prize for an abstract entitled “The cost of delaying laparoscopic cholecystectomy”.

She received a cheque for £200.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize is awarded annually for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The next prize will be awarded at the 2018 conference.

April 2016

The 2016 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Mr Chris Wilcox is the winner of the 2016 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prize for an abstract entitled  “Bilateral thoracoscopic splanchnotomy: a simple tool to alleviate pain in chronic pancreatic disease.” 

He received a cheque for £200.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize is awarded annually for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The next prize will be awarded at the 2017 conference.

April 2015

The 2015 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Ms Roxana Zakeri is the winner of the 2014 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prize for an Abstract entitled: “The relevance of routine post-cholecystectomy histopathological testing in different age demographics: a cost-benefit analysis.”

She received a cheque for £200.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize is awarded annually for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The next prize will be awarded at the 2016 conference.

The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland aims to to improve the delivery, results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract require surgical treatment.

April 2014

The 2014 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Sarah Walker from the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, is the winner of the 2014 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prize. Her winning abstract is entitled: “Routine coagulation screening is an unnecessary step prior to ERCP in patients without biochemical evidence of jaundice: a cross-centre study”.

She received a cheque for £200.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize is awarded annually for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The next prize will be awarded at the 2015 conference.

The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland aims to to improve the delivery, results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract require surgical treatment.

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April 2013

The 2013 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Peter Thomson from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, is the winner of the 2013 ASiT-AUGIS Trainees prize. His winning abstract is entitled: “Antimicrobial prophylaxis prior to pancreatoduodenectomy”.

He received a cheque for £100.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize is awarded annually for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The next prize will be awarded at the 2014 conference.

The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland aims to to improve the delivery, results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract require surgical treatment.

 

June 2012

2012 ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Mohan Singh of Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, is the winner of the 2012 ASiT-AUGIS Trainees prize. His winning abstract is entitled: Pre-operative dietary weight loss does not correlate with better post-operative outcomes from laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.

He received a cheque for £100.

The objectives of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland are to improve the delivery, results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract require surgical treatment.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize is awarded annually for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference.

The next prize will be awarded at the 2013 conference.

 

May 2011

Inaugural ASiT-AUGIS Trainee prizewinner named

Ewen Griffiths of the Royal Preston Hospital has been named the winner of the inaugural ASiT-AUGIS Trainees prize.
His winning abstract is entitled Radiologically inserted biodegradable (SX-ELLA) oesophageal stents to treat dysphaga due to benign or malignant strictures.

Ewen received a cheque for £100.

The objectives of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS) of Great Britain and Ireland are to improve the delivery, results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract require surgical treatment.

The ASiT-AUGIS Trainee Prize will be awarded for the best upper GI surgery-related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference.

The next prize will be awarded at the 2012 conference. The winner will receive £100.