Publications

(1) Nicum R , Karoo R.
Expectations and opinions of pregnant women toward medical students being involved at the time of delivery. Medical Education 1998; 32, 320-324.

(2) Williams N., Sutton C. D., Karoo R., Terry T., Thomas W. M., Kelly M.J.
The role of primary anastomosis in the management of colovesical fistula. Br J Surg. 1999; 86: 106 (suppl 1).

(3) Saunders R. N., Karoo R., Tiong H., Murphy G., Metcalfe M., Nicholson M.L.
Total Parathyroidectomy in patients with Chronic Renal Failure. Br J Surg. 2000; 87: 1271**.
** Awarded (1) The British Journal of Surgery Prize
(2) The Ernest Frizelle Prize from the British Society of Endocrinology

(4) Karoo R.O.S., Lloyd T.D.R., Garcea G., Redway H.D., Robertson G.S.R.
How valuble is Ascitic Cytology in the detection and management of malignancy? Postgrad Med J. 2003; 79: 292-4.

(5) Karoo R.O.S., Akhtar N., Rawlins J.M., Lam W. L., Sharpe D. T., Varma S. K.
A 5 year review of the surgical outcome and diagnostic value of Sural nerve biopsy for peripheral neuropathies. J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2003; 8: 28.

(6) Karoo R.O.S., Akhtar N., Lam W. L., Rawlins J.M., Varma S. K., Sharpe D. T.
Sural nerve biopsy: A worthwhile service or just a pain in the leg? ANZ J Surg 2003; 73: A180.

(7) Karoo R.O.S., Akhtar N., Sankar T., Varma S. K.
The multidisciplinary facial nerve palsy clinic: A new concept in the management of facial paralysis. ANZ J Surg 2003; 73: A252.

(8) Nelson L. D., Messenger A.G., Karoo R., Thornton J.
17 beta-estradiol, but not 17alpha-reductase inhibits human hair growth in whole follicle organ culture. J Invest Dermatol 2003; 121: 821.

(9) Thornton J, Nelson L. D, Karoo R., Messenger A.G.
Scalp dermal papilla cell conditioned medium inhibits DMEM induced 3H-thymidine uptake by epidermal keratinocytes and is modulated by estradiol and tamoxifen. J Invest Dermatol 2003; 121: 827.

(10) Karoo R.O.S., Rawlins J.M., Lam W.L., Sharpe D.T.
Human Hair Follicle Dermal Sheath Cell: An in-vitro measure of motility and its potential role as a Skin Substitute. Wound Rep Reg 2003; 11: A4.

(11) Rawlins J.M., Lam W.L., Karoo R.O.S., Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
Human Scars – a comparative histological analysis of collagen deposition in scars of different aetiology. Wound Rep Reg 2003; 11: A41.

(12) Lam W.L., Karoo R.O.S., Rawlins J.M., Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
A Quantative analysis of collagen types and distribution in palmar fibromatosis (Dupytren’s disease) using computer analysis and the Herovici staining method. Wound Rep Reg 2003; 11: A52.

(13) Rawlins J.M., Karoo R.O.S., Lam W.L., Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
A Quantitative Analysis of Collagen Type in Mature Burn Scars – A Novel Approach Using Histology and Digital Image Analysis. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 2004; 52 (2) 124.

(14) Karoo R.O.S.,Rawlins J.M., Lam W.L., Sharpe D.T.
The potential role of human hair follicular cells in a skin substitute. An In-vitro comparison of motility between the human hair follicle dermal sheath cell and dermal fibroblast. Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 2004; 52 (2) 162.

(15) Karoo R.O.S., Kauser S., Lam W.L., Rawlins J.M., Sharpe D.T., Tobin D.J.
Variable expression of wound-healing markers in matched sets of interfollicular and follicular fibroblast subtypes in-vitro. Journal of German Society of Dermatology. 2004; 6:526.

(16) Kauser S., Karoo R.O., Bohm M., Tobin D.J.
Follicular and Interfollicular Fibroblasts differentially express Pro-Opiomelanocortin Peptides, Receptors & Processing convertases in vitro and during the hair growth cycle – implications for fibroblast topographical differentiation in skin. Journal of German Society of Dermatology. 2004; 6:529.

(17) Kauser S., Karoo R.O., Böhm M., Tobin D.J.
Skin and hair follicle fibroblasts differentially express POMC peptides, receptors and associated processing convertase during the hair growth cycle and in-vitro – implications for fibroblast topographic differentiation in skin. Experimental Dermatology 2004; 13(9):583.

(18) Karoo R.O.S., Whitaker I.S., Garrido A., Sharpe D.T.
Full Thickness Burns Following MRI Scanning: A discussion of the dangers and safety suggestions. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2004; 114(5):1344-45.

(19) Whitaker I.S., Karoo R.O.S., Eyre J, Foo I.T.H., Sharpe D.T.
Nasal injuries and the birth of reconstructive surgery: The story of nasal reconstruction and rhinoplasty from ancient Egypt to the twenty first century. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2004; 42(5):488.

(20) Karoo R.O.S., Whitaker I.S. Offer G.J., Sharpe D.T.
Surgical smoke without fire: the risks to the plastic surgeon. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2004; 114(6):1658-60.

(21) Karoo R.O.S., Rawlins J.M., Akhtar N., Varma S.K.
Sural Nerve Biopsy a 5 year Review of the diagnostic value and surgical outcome in Peripheral neuropathy. Neurological Research (in press).

(22) Lam W.L., Rawlins J.M., Karoo R.O.S., Fitzgerald A, Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
Histology: A lost art or still a relevant tool in Research? Clinical Anatomy 2004; 17(5):444-49.

(23) Whitaker I.S., Karoo R.O.S., Oliver DW., Ganchi P.A., Gulati V., Malata C.M.
Current techniques for the post operative monitoring of free tissue transfers. The European Journal of Plastic Surgery 2005; 27(7): 315–321.

(24) Akhtar N., Greenbaum A.R, Thompson W., Karoo R.O.S., Parker K., HoAsjoe M.
Devac-ing a drain – the science of non-compliance. Br J Plast Surg. 2005; 58(1):81-3.

(25) Karoo, ROS; Kauser, S; Lam, W L; Rawlings, J M; Sharpe, D T; Tobin, D J.
Hair Follicle Dermal Sheath, Dermal Papilla, and Scalp Dermal Fibroblasts: An In-vitro study of TGF-Beta and PDGF receptor expression and their potential involvement in wound healing. Wound Repair & Regeneration. 626, 13(3):A77, May/June 2005.

(26) Karoo, ROS; Kauser, S; Lam, W L; Rawlings, J M; Sharpe, D T; Tobin, D J.
Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin expression in matched sets of hair follicle Dermal Sheath, Dermal Papilla and Scalp Dermal Fibroblast subtypes in-vitro. 625. Wound Repair & Regeneration. 13(3):A77, May/June 2005.

(27) Rawlins, Jeremy M; Lam, Wee L; Karoo, Richard O; Naylor, Ian L; Sharpe, David T Pentoxifylline reduces the contractility of burn scar fibroblasts in vitro. 506. Wound Repair & Regeneration. 13(3):A73, May/June 2005.

(28) Lam, W. L.; Karoo, R. O. S.; Rawlins, J. M.; Chew, B.; Smith, A. The effects of Pentoxyfylline on Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin expression and contractility of Dupuytren’s Disease fibroblasts. 153, Wound Repair & Regeneration. 13(3):A59, May/June 2005.

(29) Saunders R.N., Karoo R., Metcalfe M.S., Nicholson M.L.
Four gland parathyroidectomy without reimplantation in patients with chronic renal failure. Postgrad Med J. 2005 Apr; 81(954):255-8.

(30) Whitaker I.S., Cheung C.K., Karoo R.O.S., Foo I T H.
Hirudo Medicinalis: The pharmacological and mechanical mechanism of action in the post operative salvage of venous congested tissue. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2005; 43(2): 155-160.

(31) Karoo R.O.S., Nelson L., Kauser S., Sharpe D.T., Tobin D.J.
The Relative Cellular Migration rates between matched Human Follicular and Interfollicular Fibroblasts using the monoculture “Scratch Assay”. Dermatology 2005; 211(6-46):34.

(32) Malic C.C., Karoo R.O., Austin O., Phipps A.
A glove to sock dressing. Burns. 2005 Sep;31(6):798-9.

(33) Rawlins, JM; Lam, WL; Karoo, RO; Naylor, IL; Sharpe, DT.
Pentoxifylline inhibits mature burn scar fibroblasts in culture. Burns 2006 Feb;32(1):42-5.

(34) Rawlins, JM; Lam, WL; Karoo, RO; Naylor, IL; Sharpe, DT.
Quantifying collagen type in mature burn scars: a novel approach using histology and digital image analysis. J Burn Care Res. 2006 Jan-Feb;27(1):60-5.

(35) Akhtar N, Karoo R.O., Fowler A, Colpaert S.
American frosting: Another icing on the cake. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 117(3):1074-1075.

(36) Huq, S., Karoo R.O.S., Sharpe, D.T., Adekunle, S., Assad, K., Stevenson, S.,
Tobin, D.J. Pro-opiomelanocortin peptides and corticotropin- releasing hormone can influence the migration of discrete human skin fibroblast subpopulations: implications for wound healing: P-57. British Journal of Dermatology. 155 Suppl. 1:47, July 2006.

(37) Karoo R.O., Whitaker I.S., Sharpe D.T.
Hyperlinking With Your Tablet Personal Computer: Enhancing Your Surgical Logbook. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2006; 56(6):702-703.

(38) Malic C.C., Karoo R.O.S., Austin O., Phipps A.
Surgical Debridement Tools for Granulated Wounds. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 119(1):451-452.

(39) Malic C.C., Karoo R.O.S., Austin O., Phipps A.
Burns inflicted by self or by others—An 11 year snapshot. Burns, 2007; 33(1): 92-97.

(40) Malic C.C., Karoo R.O.S., Austin O., Phipps A.
Resusciation burn card – A useful tool for burn injury assessment. Burns, 2007; 33(2): 195-199.

(41) Whitaker I.S., Karoo R.O.S., Spyrou G.E., Fenton O.M.
The Birth of Plastic Surgery : The Story of Rhinoplasty from the Edwin Smith Papyrus to the Twenty First Century. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 120(1):327-336.

(42) Sowden H, Karoo R.O.S., Tobin D.J.
Transforming growth factor-β receptor II is preferentially expressed in the companion layer of the human anagen hair follicle. British Journal of Dermatology 2007; 157(1):161-164.

(43) Karoo RO, Shariff Z, Stanley PR.
DuoDERM strip border–a new technique for vacuum-assisted closure in complex facial wounds. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 Mar;47(2):163-4.

(44) Lam, WL; Rawlins, JM; Karoo, ROS; Naylor, IL; Sharpe, DT.
Revisiting Luck’s Classification: A Histological Analysis in Dupytren’s Disease. European Journal of Hand Surgery 2010; 35:312-317.

(45) Anesti K, Karoo, R, Phipps A.
Auricular Reconstruction with the use of a modified Rhomboid Flap. The European Journal of Plastic Surgery 2010; 33(5):311-131.

(46) Beumer J, Karoo R, Caplash Y, Semmler JG, Taylor J.
The Medial Sural Artery as Recipient Vessel and Impact on the Medial Gastrocnemius. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2011 Oct;67(4):382-6.

(47) Warren LR, Karoo R, Caplash Y, Otto S.
Approaches to routine handling of basal cell carcinoma re-excision specimens: a survey of Australian histopathologists. Pathology 2012 Apr 23.[Epub ahead of print].

Posters

(1) Karoo R.O.S., Lloyd T.D.R., Garcea G., Redway H.D., Robertson G.S.R.
Ascitic Cytology in the management of Intra-abdominal malignancy. Irish Society of Gastroenterology meeting, Belfast, Ireland. June 6th-8th, 2003.

(2) Lam W., Karoo R., Rawlins J., Naylor I., Sharpe D.
Revisiting Luck’s Histological Classification: A Quantitative analysis of Collagen in Dupytren’s Disease. British Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting Newport, South Wales, July 2nd-4th 2003.

(3) Karoo R.O.S., Akhtar N., Rawlins J.M., Lam W.L., Sharpe D.T., Varma S.K.
A 5 year review of the surgical outcome and diagnostic value of Sural nerve biopsy for peripheral neuropathies. Peripheral Nerve Society 6th Annual meeting. Banff, Canada. July 26th-30th 2003.

(4) Rawlins J.M., Lam W.L., Karoo R.O.S., Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
Human Scars – a comparative histological analysis of collagen deposition in scars of different aetiology. European Tissue Repair Society 2003 Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 21st-23rd 2003.

(5) Lam W.L., Karoo R.O.S., Rawlins J.M., Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
A Quantative analysis of collagen types and distribution in palmar fibromatosis (Dupytren’s disease) using computer analysis and the Herovici staining method. European Tissue Repair Society 2003 Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 21st–23rd 2003.

(6) Lam W. L., Rawlins J.M., Karoo R.O.S., Naylor I.L., Sharpe D.T.
Solving an Enigma – A Possible Solution to Patient Concern about the Recurrance of Dupytren’s Disease. Clinical & Scientific Meeting for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Edinburgh. November 5th-7th 2003.

(7) Whitaker I. S., Eyre J., Karoo R., Foo I.
The Publication Rate of Abstracts Presented at BAPS Meetings: How do we Compare to Other Surgical Specialties? British Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting, London, December 3rd–5th 2003.

(8) Karoo R., Lam W., Rawlins J., Sharpe D.
An In-vitro measure of human hair follicle dermal sheath cell motility and its potential role in a skin substitute. British Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting, London, December 3rd–5th 2003.

(9) Karoo R.O.S., Akhtar N., Lloyd T.D.R., Whitaker I., Varma S.K., Sharpe D.T.
The Use of National Health Service consent forms for plastic surgery procedures in the United Kingdom. Are we really performing informed consent? The 15th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care in conjunction with The 9th Annual International Scientific Symposium. New Orleans, USA. December 2nd-5th 2003.

(10) Karoo R.O.S.,Rawlins J.M., Lam W.L., Sharpe D.T.
The potential role of human hair follicular cells in a skin substitute. An In-vitro comparison of motility between the human hair follicle dermal sheath cell and dermal fibroblast. American Burns Association 36th Annual meeting. Vancouver, Canada. March 23rd-26th 2004.

(11) Nelson L. D., Messenger A.G., Karoo R., Thornton M.J. The Inhibition of Human Hair Growth By 17 Beta-Oestradiol using whole Follicle Organ Cultures. British Society for Investigative Dermatology. Annual Meeting. Sheffield, UK. April 14th-16th 2004.

(12) Karoo R.O.S., Whitaker I.S., Garrido A., Sharpe D.T.
MRI Scanning resulting in full thickness burns: a case discussion. British Burns Association meeting. Manchester, UK. April 28th-30th 2004

(13) Rawlins J.R., Lam W.L., Karoo R.O.S., Naylor I., Sharpe D.T.
The Architecture and Collagen Characteristics of Mature Burn Scar using digital analysis. British Burns Association meeting. April 28th-30th 2004

(14) Whitaker I.S., Karoo R.O.S. Eyre J.R., Foo I.H.T.
Nasal Reconstruction – Ancient Origins and Developments Throughout History. British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, London, June 2nd-4th 2004.

(15) Karoo R.O.S., Kauser S., Lam W.L., Rawlins J.M., Sharpe D.T., Tobin D.J.
Variable expression of wound-healing markers in matched sets of interfollicular and follicular fibroblast subtypes in-vitro. 4th Intercontnental Meeting of Hair Research Societies. Berlin, Germany. June 17th-19th 2004.

(16) Kauser S., Karoo R.O., Bohm M., Tobin D.J.
Follicular and Interfollicular Fibroblasts differentially express Pro-Opiomelanocortin Peptides, Receptors & Processing convertases in vitro and during the hair growth cycle – implications for fibroblast topographical differentiation in skin. 4th Intercontinental Meeting of Hair Research Societies. Berlin, Germany. June 17th-19th 2004.

(17) J. Rawlins, W. L. Lam, R. Karoo, I. Naylor, D. Sharpe.
Is Breast Best? – A comparative histological study of skin from the breast and other locations to establish their structural comparability for Plastic Surgery Research. Plastic Surgery Research Council. Ann Arbor, USA, June 2004

(18) W. Lam, R. Karoo, J. Rawlins, B. Chew, A. Smith, S Britland, I Naylor, D Sharpe.
The use of Pentoxifylline to modify disease progression in Dupuytren’s Disease. 9th International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand. Budapest, Hungary, June 2004

(19) Karoo R.O.S., Kauser S., Lam W.L., Rawlins J.M., Sharpe D.T., Tobin D.J.
Variable expression of TGF β and PDGF receptors in matched sets of hair follicle dermal sheath, dermal papilla and scalp dermal fibroblast subtypes in-vitro. World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Paris, France. July 8th-10th 2004.

(20) Karoo R.O.S., Kauser S., Lam W.L., Rawlins J.M., Sharpe D.T., Tobin D.J.
Expression of Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin in matched sets of hair follicle dermal sheath, dermal papilla and scalp dermal fibroblast subtypes in-vitro, and their significance to wound healing. World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Paris, France. July 8th-10th 2004.

(21) Whitaker I.S., Chahal C.A.A., Karoo R.O.S., Leon R, Rhodes N.D., Foo I.T., Sharpe D.T.
Specialist Registrars in Plastic Surgery in the United Kingdom: A comparative Study. British Association of Plastic Surgeons. London, December 1st-3rd 2004.

(22) R.O.S. Karoo, L. Nelson, S. Kauser, D. Tobin, D.T. Sharpe.
Human hair follicle dermal sheath cell TGFβ receptor expression, and the significance this may hold in its use in a skin substitute. British Burns Association. York, UK. April 27th–29th 2005.

(23) R.O.S. Karoo, I.S. Whitaker, G.J. Offer, D.T. Sharpe.
Iatrogenic smoke inhalation “Injury” to the Plastic Surgeon. British Burns Association. York, UK. April 27th–29th 2005.

(24) R.O.S. Karoo, L. Nelson, S. Kauser, D.T. Sharpe, D.J. Tobin.
The Relative Cellular Migration rates between matched Human Follicular and Interfollicular Fibroblasts using the monoculture “Scratch Assay”. European Hair Research Society. Zurich. July 7th–9th 2005

(25) C.C. Malic, R.O.S.Karoo, O.A. Austin, A. Phipps.
Resuscitation Burn Card – Useful Tool in A&E Departments. European Burns Association. Portugal. 26-30th September 2005.

(26) C.C. Malic, R.O.S.Karoo, O.A. Austin, A. Phipps.
Biobrane Socks – They fit like a glove. European Burns Association. Portugal. 26-30th September 2005.

(27) R.O.S.Karoo, C.C. Malic, O.A. Austin, A. Phipps.
Physiotherapists – “The Fracture Seekers”. European Burns Association. Portugal. 26-30th September 2005.

(28) Whitaker I.S., Chahal C.A.A., Karoo R.O.S., Leon R, Rhodes N.D., Foo I.T., Sharpe D.T.
Entry into higher surgical training in plastic surgery in the U.K.: A Comparative Study. 10th Congress ESPRAS. Vienna, Austria. August 31st 2005.

(29) Whitaker I.S., Karoo R.O.S., Fenton O.M.
The birth of plastic surgery: The story of rhinoplasty from the Edwin Smith papyrus to the twenty first century. 10th Congress ESPRAS. Vienna, Austria. August 31st 2005.

(30) C Malic, R Karoo,O Austin, A Phipps.
Give Credit to Burn Injury Assessment. British Association of Plastic Surgeons. London. Nov 30th–Dec 2nd 2005.

(31) C Malic, R Karoo,O Austin, A Phipps
Self inflicted burns – an 11 year snapshot. The 13th Congress of International Society for Burn Injuries. Brazil. Sept 2006.

(32) Karoo R.O.S., Sharpe D.T.
Patients’ interpretations of information quality delivered outside the consultation room. Is now the time for a paperless solution? BAAPS Annual Meeting. 21st-22nd Sept 2006.

(33) Karoo R., Malic C., Austin O., Fourie L.
The Nipple Tattoo Simulator. IPRAS 14th International Congress. Berlin. June 26-30th 2007.

Presentations

International:
(1) Total Parathyroidectomy in patients with Chronic Renal Failure.
British Endocrine Society meeting, Chru lille, France. May 2000.

(2) Luck’s Staging System: Re-visiting a histological classification to evaluate the aetiology of Dupytren’s Disease using the Herovici Stain.
British Society for Surgery of the Hand in conjunction with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Cambridge, England. April 7th-9th 2003.

(3) Estrogen agonists augment scalp dermal papilla cell conditioned medium inhibition of DMEM induced 3H-thymidine uptake by epidermal keratinocytes.
Joint meeting of the European Society for Dermatological Research, Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology and Society for Investigative Dermatology. Miami Beach, Florida, USA. April 30th–May 4th 2003.

(4) Scalp dermal papilla cell conditioned medium inhibits DMEM induced 3H-thymidine uptake by epidermal keratinocytes and is modulated by estradiol and tamoxifen.
Joint meeting of the European Society for Dermatological Research, Japanese Society for investigative Dermatology and Society for Investigative Dermatology. Miami Beach, Florida, USA. April 30th–May 4th 2003.

(5) The inhibition of human hair growth by estrogen in vitro.
European Hair Research Society meeting. Barcelona, Spain. 26-28 June 2003.

(6) Sural Nerve Biopsy: A Worthwhile service or just a pain in the leg?
International Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons meeting. Sydney, Australia. August 11th-15th 2003.

(7) The Multidisciplinary Facial Nerve Palsy Clinic. A new concept in the management of facial paralysis.
International Congress of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons meeting. Sydney, Australia. August 11th-15th 2003.

(8) Human Hair Follicle Dermal Sheath Cell: An in-vitro measure of motility and its potential role as a Skin Substitute.
European Tissue Repair Society 2003 Congress. Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 21st-23rd 2003

(9) Skin and hair follicle fibroblasts differentially express POMC peptides, receptors and associated processing convertases during the hair growth cycle and in vitro – implications for fibroblast topographic differentiation in skin.
Neurobiology of the Skin 1st International Meeting. Münster, Germany. February 13th-15th 2004.

(10) Melanocortin receptors in fibroblastic cell types of the skin – in vitro and in vivo expression and functional relevance.
Neurobiology of the Skin 1st International Meeting. Münster, Germany. February 13th-15th 2004.

(11) A Quantitative Analysis of Collagen Type in Mature Burn Scars – A Novel Approach Using Histology and Digital Image Analysis.
American Burns Association 36th Annual meeting. Vancouver, Canada. March 23rd-26th 2004.

(12) Is Breast Best? – A comparative histological study of skin from the breast and other locations to establish their structural comparability for Plastic Surgery Research.
Plastic Surgery Research Council. Ann Arbor, USA. June 2004.

(13) What is normal skin? Implications for plastic surgery research.
Plastic Surgery Research Council. Ann Arbor, USA. June 2004.

(14) Type III collagen excess in mature burn scars. Implications for further study.
International Society for Burn Injuries. Yokohama, Japan. August 2004.

(15) Pentoxifylline inhibits contraction of burn scar fibroblasts in a collagen gel lattice.
International Society for Burn Injuries. Yokohama, Japan. August 2004.

(16) Assault by Burning – A ten year retrospective study.
European Burns Association. Portugal. 26-30th September 2005.

National:
(1) The Role of Primary Anastomosis in the Management of Colovesical Fistula.
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. Brighton. May 5-7 1999.

(2) The Multidisciplinary Facial Nerve Palsy Clinic. A unique approach for a complex condition.
British Association of Plastic Surgeons. Newport. July 2-4 2003.

(3) Are we really performing Informed Consent? The new NHS consent form and its use in plastic surgery.
British Association of Plastic Surgeons. London. December 3rd–5th 2003.

(4) Histology: A lost art or still a relevant tool in research?
British Association of Clinical Anatomists. Kings College, London. December 15th 2003.

(5) The architecture and collagen characteristics of mature burn scar using digital image analysis.
British Burns Association. Manchester, UK. April 28th-30th 2004.

(6) Pentoxyfylline inhibits contraction of Duputrens Disease Fibroblasts in a collagen gel lattice model.
British Society for Surgery of the Hand. Belfast, Ireland. 29th-30th April 2004.

(7) The Effects Of Pentoxyfylline On The Contractility And Alpha-Smooth Actin Expression Of Dupuytren’s Disease Fibroblasts.
British Association of Plastic Surgeons. Dublin, Ireland. July 7th-9th 2004.

(8) The interactive Multimedia Information System for Plastic Surgery. The potential of virtual reality 3D computer animation for patient education and consent.
British Association of Plastic Surgeons. London. December 1st-3rd 2004.

(9) The role of early diagnosis, and burns unit care for Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
British Burns Association. York, UK. April 27th–29th 2005.

(10) The selective inhibition of human hair growth by oestrogenic compounds in-vitr.
196th Meeting of the Society of Endocrinology. London. November 7th-9th 2005.

(11) Surgery in a Female Dominated Medical World: What does the Future Hold for Plastic Surgery in the United Kingdom?
British Association of Plastic Surgeons. London. Nov 30th–Dec 2nd 2005.

(12) Self inflicted burns – an 11 year snapshot.
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons. Sheffield. July 2006.

(13) Variable Migration, Proliferation and Collagen Secretion in Human Dermal and Follicular Fibroblasts following in-vitro wounding – Implications for Wound Healing.
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons. Sheffield. July 2006.

(14) The Partners Attitudes: Evaluation and Understanding towards Breast Reconstruction.
British Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons. Deauville, France. July 2007.

(15) INVITED SPEAKER: The Partners Attitudes: Evaluation and Understanding towards Breast Reconstruction.
BAPRAS – Breast Care Nurses Study Day. Royal College of Surgeons. London. October 2007.

(16) INVITED SPEAKER: Patient Information – Breast Surgery.
East Midlands Breast Care Nurses Quality Assurance Group. Nottingham City Hospital. May 2008.

(17) The Potential use of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Fibre Tractography for Peripheral Nerve Injuries. A preliminary study of technique refinement and upper limb anatomy.
The South Australian Annual Hand Society Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. October 2009.