General surgery at Midland

Our research aims to drive quality improvement in clinical pathways, processes and patient outcomes. We are committed to contributing and collaborating on specific national databases and cancer specific data sets.
Colonoscopy after Acute Diverticulitis – Is it Necessary?
Diagnostic Laparoscopy in borderline cases of suspected acute appendicitis: is it the next best option
Predictors of Successful Non-operative Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction 
Implementation of Day Case Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 
(ANZELA-QI) Australia New Zealand Emergency Laparotomy Audit – Quality Improvement
Implementation of Day-case Groin Hernia Repair
The role of quantitative radiological measures of visceral adiposity in diverticulitis
Outcomes of surgery in COVID-19 infection: international cohort study
Use of radiological measures of visceral adiposity as an adjunct for assessment of risk of colorectal adenoma.
 

Dr Mary Theophilus, Head of Department, General Surgery
Dr Zi Qin Ng, Registrar - General Surgery 
Dr Ruwan Wijesuriya, Consultant General Surgery
Dr Sze Ling Wong, Consultant General Surgery

 

 

Apikotoa, S. & Wijesuriya, R. (2021) Idiopathic acute chylous peritonitis during pregnancy, mimicking perforated acute appendicitis: A case report. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports; Volume 81, April 2021, 105790. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2021.105790

Chai, D., & Wijesuriya, R. (2016) Deciduosis of the appendix: diagnostic dilemma continues despite MRI evidence.Annals Royal College Surgeons England 98(8):e200-e202. Epub 2016 Aug 23. doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2016.0242

Hew, N., Ng, Z. Q., & Wijesuriya, R. (2021). Non-operative management of small bowel obstruction in virgin abdomen: a systematic review. Surgery today, 10.1007/s00595-020-02210-4. Advance online publication. doi.org/10.1007/s00595-020-02210-4

Koek, S. A., & Hammond, J. (2018). Gastric outlet obstruction secondary to orbera intragastric balloon. Journal of surgical case reports, 2018(10), rjy284. doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjy284

Ng, Z.Q., Pradhan, S., Moe, K.S., Thirunavukkarasu, P. (2019) Anti-coagulant-induced spontaneous breast hemorrhage. The Breast Journal.  25(4):749-749. doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13324

Ng, Z.Q., Moe, K.S., Wijesuriya, R.  (2019) Routine Colonoscopy After Acute Diverticulitis: is it Warranted? Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniquesdoi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000680

Ng, Z.Q., Theophilus, M., Navadgi, S., Menon, T., Wijesuriya, R.  (2019) Jejunal Diverticulitis, A Single-Center Experience and Proposed Management Algorithm.  Surgical Infections.  20(6): 499-503. doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.070

Ng, Z.Q., Pradhan, S., Wijesuriya, R. (2019) Dilemma of the giant abdominal cyst. BMJ Case Reports. 12:bcr-2018-227255. doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-227255

Ng, Z.Q., Pradhan, S., Cheah, K, & Wijesuriya, R. (2018) Haemorrhagic cholecystitis: a rare entity not to be forgotten. (2018) BMJ Case Reports September 21: pii: bcr-2018-226469. doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226469

Ng Z.Q., Wijesuriya R, Misur P, Tan JH, Moe KS, Theophilus M.  (2020)  The role of quantitative radiological measures of visceral adiposity in diverticulitis.  Surgical Endoscopy. 2020 Feb 18. doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-07427-5

Ng Z.Q., Wijesuriya R, Misur P, Tan JH, Moe KS, Theophilus M.  (2020)  Opportunistic use of radiological measures of visceral adiposity for assessment of risk of colorectal adenoma.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020 Jun 5.   doi.org/10.1111/ans.16063

Ng Z.Q., Elsabagh A, Wijesuriya R.  (2020)  Post-colonoscopy Appendicitis: Systematic Review of Current Evidence. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 2020 Jun 5. doi.org/10.1111/jgh.15130

Ng Z.Q., Seow YT, Wijesuriya R, Wong SL.  (2020)  How To Do It: Tips and Tricks in Laparoscopic Appendicectomy for the Junior Trainee.  SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine, (), 1-3. doi.org/10.1007/s42399-020-00384-z 

Ng Z.Q., Tan J.H., Tan H.C.L. & Theophilus M. (2021) Post-colonoscopy diverticulitis: A systematic review. World J Gastrointest Endosc; 13(3): 82-89. doi.org/10.4253/wjge.v13.i3.82

Pathmarajah, T., Idrees, M., Nasim, S., & Weber, D. G. (2018). Serial lipase for pancreatitis: not enough evidence. ANZ journal of surgery, 88(6), E491–E497. doi.org/10.1111/ans.14312

Poh, W.S., & Wijesuriya, R. (2021). Case report - Bouveret’s syndrome with pancreatitis: A rare combination. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports; Volume 81, April 2021, 105713. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2021.105713

Seow YT, Ng ZQ, Wong SL.  (2019)  Anticoagulation-induced unilateral adrenal haemorrhage and pseudoaneurysm.  BMJ Case Reports. 2019 Dec 9;12(12):e232539.  doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2019-232539

Tan, J., Ng, Z., Tan, H., & Vendargon, S. (2018) Pyopericardium presenting with echocardiographic features of pericardial tamponade in an elderly man. BMJ Case Reports June 27 pii: bcr-2018-224741. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-224741

Tan, J., Ng, Z., Vendargon, S. (2018) Persistent left superior vena cava and absence of innominate vein during coronary artery bypass surgery. BMJ Case Reports. Apr 17; pii: bcr-2018-225271. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-225271