OSSANZ Conference Presentations 2012 – Darwin

o   Transgastric Reversal Of VBG – just one cut Aly A

o   Vitamin D in Bariatric Surgery Green C, Sammut F, Aly A.

o   A Multidisciplinary Team Lisle S, Aly A.

OSSANZ Conference Presentations 2013 – Sanctuary Cove

o   Obesity & Cancer Risk Aly, A

o   The Great Debate – Why endobarrier is the only option Aly, A

o   Bariatric Surgery & Pregnancy: Guidelines Sammutt, F, Bhatia K.

IFSO 2013 (Istanbul)

  • The Single Port Transgastric Technique For Reversal Of Gastric Stapling Aly A


o   Laparoscopic Gastrectomy: How I Do It Aly A.

o   Transgastric Resection Of GIST : Early Results Aly A, Bhatia K, Sweeney T.

o   Improving patient flow for Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding in a public hospital

o   Lim K, Stiven P, Asmawi M, Watson L, Aly A.

o   Transgastric Laparoendoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Early Gastric Cancer Aly A

o   Re-Interpretation of Radiological Findings In The Setting of Upper GI Cancer Multidisciplinary Meetings: Impact and Clinical Significance Lim K. , Aly A.

o   Laparoscopic D2 lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer: Is it feasible in Australasia? Bhatia K.

o   The practice of pyloroplasty at oesophagectomy: how many of us still do this? Why and how? Bhatia K.

AGW / Federation Meeting, Melbourne 2013

o   Surgery For Gastroparesis Aly A

o   Applications of Transgastric Surgery Aly A

IsDEAS Meeting 2013

o   Giant Leiomyoma Aly A

o   An Unusual Case of Hiatal Hernia Bhatia K, Aly A

o   Reinterpretation of Radiology In The MDT Setting Lim K, Aly A


  • Tips For Sleeve Gastrectomy

RACS 2014

  1. Bariatric Emergencies

Publications (Ahmad Aly)


  1. Argon Plasma Coagulation and Gastric BypassA Novel Solution to Stomal Dilation. OBES SURG (2009) 19:788–790 Aly A.
  1. The Use of Over the Scope Clip (OTSC) Device for Sleeve Gastrectomy Leak. J Gastrointest Surg (2013) 17:606–608 Lim K, Aly A.
  1. Case Survey of Management of Cellulitis in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital. Med J Aust 1996; 165(10):553-556 Aly A., Roberts N., MacLellan D.G
  1. Parathyromatosis : When to Rest In Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. ANZ J Surg 2003; 73 : 284 – 288 Aly A., Douglas M.
  1. Short Term Infusion Of Glycine-Extended Gastrin17 Stimulates Both Proliferation And Formation Of Aberrant Crypt Foci In Rat Colonic Mucosa. Int J Cancer. 2001; 94(3):307-13 Aly A., Baldwin G., Shulkes A.
  1. Gastrins, Cholecystokinins and Gastrointestinal Cancer. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta 2004; 1704:1-10 Aly A, Shulkes A, Baldwin G
  1. Post Oesophagectomy Reflux: Is it inevitable? J. Surg 2004; 97:137-141 Aly A, Jamieson GG.
  1. Endoscopic Stapling For Pharyngeal Pouches: Does it make the cut? ANZ J. Surg 2004; 74: 116-121 Aly A, Watson DI, Jamieson GG, Devitt PG, Chew A, Bessel J, Krishnan S.
  1. An Antireflux Anastomosis Following Oesophagectomy. ANZ J Surg 2004; 74(6): 434-8. Aly A, Pyragius M, Jamieson GG, Devitt PG.
  1. The Evolution Of Surgical Treatment For Pharyngeal Pouch J. Surg 2004; 91(6):657-64. Aly A, Devitt PG, Jamieson GG.
  1. Diaphragmatic Hernia After Laparoscopic Oesophagectomy Dis Esoph. 2004;17(2):183-6. Aly A, Watson DI.
  1. Large Hiatal Herniae: Outcome & Recurrence After Laparoscopic Suture Repair. Br J Surg 2005; 92:648-653 Aly A, Munt J, Jamieson GG, Luddeman R, Devitt PG, Watson DI.
  1. VATS Pleurodesis For Malignant Pleural Effusion. Heart Lung & Circulation 2005;14:93-97 Trotter D, Aly A, Sui L, Knight S
  1. Peri-operative Fluid Prescription, Complications and Outcomes in Major Elective Open Gastro-intestinal Surgery. Anaesth Intensive Care 2010; 38: 259 – 265 S. Warrillow, L. Weinberg, F. Parker, P. Calzavacca, E. Licari, S. Bagshaw, Aly, C. Christophi, R. Bellomo
  1. 18F-FDG-PET imaging of a benign neurofibroma masquerading as metastatic oesophageal carcinoma. Med Oncol 2010; 27(2):230-2 Azad A, Chong G, Aly A, Tebbutt N.
  1. An Antireflux Anastomosis Following Esophagectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gastrointest Surg (2010) 14:470–475 Aly A, Jamieson GG, Watson DI, Devitt PG, Ackroyd R, Stoddard CJ.
  1. Factors Associated with Postoperative Pulmonary Morbidity After Esophagectomy for Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol (2011) 18:1460–1468 Urs Zingg, Bernard M. Smithers, David C. Gotley, Garett Smith, Ahmad Aly, Anthony Clough, Adrian J. Esterman, Glyn G. Jamieson, and David I. Watson
  1. Asymptomatic splenic infarct and retroperitoneal sepsis in patient with Wegener’s granulomatosis. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 3 (2012) 137– 138 James C. Lee, Ingra Bringmann, Ahmad Aly
  1. Uptake of oncology multidisciplinary meeting recommendations. MJA 196 (1) · 16 January 2012 George H Au-Yeung, Ahmad Aly, Andrew Bui, Carmel M Vermeltfoort, Ian D Davis
  1. Single Port Transgastric Reversal Of HGR. Obes Surg Jan 2014 Aly A, Lim, K, Sweeney T.
  1. Reinterpretation of Radiological Findings In Upper GI Cancer MDT. ANZ J Surg April 2014 Lim K, Stiven P, Aly A.
  1. Laparoscopic Repair Very Larg Hiatus Hernia, Suture Vs Mesh RCT. Ann Surg August 2014 Watson D, et al (Aly A)
  1. The use of the OTSC for Sleeve Gastrectomy Leak. Obes Surg Oct 2012. Aly A, Lim K.
  1. The difference in standardized uptake value on 18F-FDG-PET before and after pre-operative chemotherapy is a prognostic factor for recurrence and survival in patients with gastroesophageal cancer. EJC Suppl jan 2009. F. Chionh, D. Handolias, A. Poon, V. Gebski, S. Dayan, A. Aly, N. Tebbutt

Book Chapters

  1. Endoscopic Treatment Of Esophageal Diverticuli And Other Benign
    Lesions. Aly A, Jamieson GG.
  1. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, 2nd edition & 3rd editions Editors Nathaniel J Soper, Lee L Swanstrom & Stephen Eubanks. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, PA, USA 2005 / 2013
  1. The Abdominal Mass Aly A. Radiology For Surgeons,Editors P.G Devitt & S. Neuhaus , Churchill Livingstone Elsevier 2006
  1. Radiology In The Acute Abdomen Aly A. Radiology For Surgeons. Editors P.G. Devitt & S. Neuhaus. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier 2006

Publications (Kiat Lim)


  1. Ahmad Aly, Thomas Sweeney, Ian Michell, Kiat Lim. Single Port Trans-gastric Reversal of High Gastric Reduction. Obesity Surgery 2014; 24: 483-486.
  2. Peter Noel Stiven, Hou-Kiat Lim, Mohd Asmawi Abu Bakar, Linda Watson, Ahmad Aly. Utility of an audit in improving patient flow- Application to Laparoscopic Adjustanble Gastric Banding in a Public Hospital. Accepted for publication in Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management.
  1. Hou-Kiat Lim, Peter Noel Stiven, Ahmad Aly. Re-Interpretation of Radiological Findings in Oesophago-Gastric Multidisciplinary Meeting. Accepted for publication in ANZ Journal of Surgery.
  1. CH Tog, VL Wills, P Woodford, H-K Lim. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the esophagus. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2013; Suppl (2): 148-150
  1. Samantha Mooney, Chek Tog, Hou Kiat Lim, Thomas Sweeney. Chemical Myofascial Necrosis: a rare complication of laparoscopic nephrectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013; 83 (1-2): 84-85
  1. Ahmad Aly, Hou-Kiat Lim. The Use of Over the Scope Clip (OTSC) device for Sleeve Gastrectomy Leak. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2013; 17 (3): 606-608
  1. Thomas W Barber, Sze Ting Lee, Ernest Lim, Hou Kiat Lim, Andrew M Scott. Benign ectopic multinodular thyroid tissue in the submandibular region with a coexistent normotopic multinodular thyroid gland harboring papillary thyroid cancer. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. August 2010; 35 (8): 618-19
  1. Hou-Kiat Lim, Suren Jayaweera, Alicia Calderone, Salvatore Pepe, Frank L. Rosenfeldt, Silvana F. Marasco. Protective role of Co-enzymeQ10 in two models of rat lung injury. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2010; 80 (4): 265-70
  1. Silvana F. Marasco, Franklin L. Rosenfeldt, Hou-Kiat Lim, Mark Mennen, Sesto Cairo, Chris Bain. Correction of posteromedial papillary muscle displacement in repair of ischemic mitral regurgitation. The Journal of Heart Valve Disease. 2008; Nov 17; 6
  1. F. Marasco, K. Lim, G. New, D.S. Esmore. Iatrogenic aortic dissection after coronary artery bypass grafting. The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery. Feb 2008; 134.
  1. Marasco SF, Preovolos A, Lim K, Salamonsen RF. Thoracotomy in adults while on ECMO is associated with uncontrollable bleeding. Perfusion. 2007; 22: 23-26.
  1. Lim K, Salamonsen R, Anderson J, Pepe S, Leong JY, Rosenfeldt FL. Response to Letter to the Editor. Heart Lung and Circulation. 2007, July
  1. Lim HK, Anderson J, Leong JY, Pepe S, Salamonsen RF, Rosenfeldt FL. What is the Role of Leukocyte Depletion in Cardiac Surgery? Heart Lung and Circulation. 2007, Aug; 16 (4): 243-253
  1. Lim HK, Thomson P. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Neurosurgical Halo-thoracic Brace in Tracheal Resection (New Approach). ANZ Journal of Surgery 2007 Mar;77(3):187.
  1. Lim HK, Tykocinski M, Tudge S, Thomson P. Complete Tracheal Stenosis Following Percutaneous Tracheostomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2007 Mar;77(3):184-7.
  1. Marasco SF, Lim HK. Ecstasy associated pneumomediastinum. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of 2007 May;89(4):389-93.
  1. ( Abstracts of Annual Scientific Congress) K. Lim, P.A. Brookfield, P.D’Urso, A. Madan. The Value of Post-Operative Angiography on Clipped Intracranial Aneurysms. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2005 May; A86.


o   Therapeutic strategies to ameliorate ischemia-reperfusion injury in heart and lung transplantation. Master of Surgery (M Surg). Awarded in 2010.

Book Chapter

o   Marasco SF, Lim H-K, Chaudhuri K, Chan J, Lin E. Primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation. Chapter 1. In Lung Transplantation: Therapies, Complications & Outcomes. Richard D Ferguson and Craig A Holmer (Eds) Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York 2011