Dr Albert Shun

AM
Clinical Associate Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

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Book Chapters

  • De Greef, E., Christodoulou, J., Alexander, I., Shun, A., O'Loughlin, E., Thorburn, D., Jermyn, V., Stormon, M. (2012). Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Hepatopathies: Role of Liver Transplantation. A Case Series of Five Patients. In Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Eds.), JIMD Reports - Case and Research Reports, 2012/1, (pp. 5-12). London: Springer Science + Business Media.

Journals

  • O'Loughlin, E., Somerville, H., Shun, A., Gangemi, R., La Hei, E., Desphande, A., O'Loughlin, T. (2013). Antireflux Surgery in Children With Neurological Impairment: Caregiver Perceptions and Complications. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 56(1), 46-50. [More Information]
  • Wanaguru, D., Shun, A., Price, N., Karpelowsky, J. (2013). Outcomes of pulmonary metastases in hepatoblastoma - is the prognosis always poor? Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 48(12), 2474-2478. [More Information]
  • Shun, A. (2012). Case 12-2012: An infant with vomiting. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(2), 186-186. [More Information]
  • De Greef, E., Christodoulou, J., Alexander, I., Shun, A., O'Loughlin, E., Thorburn, D., Jermyn, V., Stormon, M. (2012). Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Hepatopathies: Role of Liver Transplantation. A Case Series of Five Patients. JIMD Reports - Case and Research Reports, 4, 5-12.
  • Menon, S., Patel, B., Saekang, E., Thomas, G., Soundappan, S., Shun, A. (2011). Laparoscopic exploration of the common bile duct to relieve choledocholithiasis in children. Pediatric Surgery International, 27(5), 537-540. [More Information]
  • O'Loughlin, E., Stormon, M., Shun, A., Verran, D., Jermyn, V., Wong, C., Lord, D. (2010). Biliary strictures and hepatic artery flow abnormalities in split liver transplants. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(1), 121-125. [More Information]
  • Deshpande, A., Thomas, G., Shun, A., Roy, G., Stormon, M., Gaskin, K. (2010). Dominant Dorsal Duct Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis in Children Revisited. Pancreas, 39(1), 97-100. [More Information]
  • Prakoso, E., Verran, D., Dilworth, P., Kyd, G., Tang, P., Tse, C., Koorey, D., Strasser, S., Stormon, M., Shun, A., Allen, R., et al (2010). Increasing liver transplantation waiting list mortality: a report from the Australian National Liver Transplantation Unit, Sydney. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(9), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, S., O'Loughlin, E., Dorney, S., Shun, A., Verran, D., Strasser, S., McCaughan, G., Jermyn, V., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K., Stormon, M. (2010). Isolated liver transplantation in children with cystic fibrosis - An Australian experience. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(6), 779-785. [More Information]
  • Thomas, N., Thomas, G., Verran, D., Stormon, M., O'Loughlin, E., Shun, A. (2010). Liver transplantation in children with hyper-reduced grafts - A single-center experience. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(3), 426-430. [More Information]
  • Cooke, A., Deshpande, A., Shun, A., O'Loughlin, E. (2010). Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema in a Child With Ulcerative Colitis. Pediatric Emergency Care, 26(2), 129-131. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., McCall, J., Thomas, G., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2010). Reverse portal flow after liver transplantation – ominous or acceptable? Pediatric Transplantation, 14(4), E34-E37. [More Information]
  • Karpelowsky, J., Thomas, G., Shun, A. (2009). Definitive abdominal wall closure using a porcine intestinal submucosa biodegradable membrane in pediatric transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 13(3), 285-289. [More Information]
  • McMullen, T., Bodie, G., Gill, A., Lundgren, C., Shun, A., Bergin, M., Stevens, G., Delbridge, L. (2009). Hyperparathyroidism After Irradiation for Childhood Malignancy. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics, 73(4), 1164-1168. [More Information]
  • Deshpande, A., Shun, A. (2009). Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Stenosis Due to Tracheobronchial Remnant in a Child. Journal of laparoendoscopic and advanced surgical techniques, 19(1), 107-109. [More Information]
  • Geenen, I., Sosef, M., Shun, A., Crawford, M., Gallagher, J., Strasser, S., Stormon, M., McCaughan, G., Verran, D. (2009). Usage and Outcomes of Deceased Donor Liver Allografts with Preprocurement Injury from Blunt Trauma. Liver Transplantation, 15(3), 321-325. [More Information]
  • Alexander, S., Smith, N., Hu, M., Verran, D., Shun, A., Dorney, S., Smith, A., Webster, B., Shaw, P., Lammi, A., Stormon, M. (2008). Chimerism and Tolerance in a Recipient of a Deceased-Donor Liver Transplant. New England Journal of Medicine, 358(4), 369-374. [More Information]
  • Somerville, H., Tzannes, G., Wood, J., Shun, A., Hill, C., Arrowsmith, F., Slater, A., O'Loughlin, E. (2008). Gastrointestinal and nutritional problems in severe developmental disability. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 50(9), 712-716. [More Information]
  • Concannon, R., Howman-Giles, R., Shun, A., Stormon, M. (2008). Hepatobiliary scintigraphy for the assessment of biliary strictures after pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 13(8), 977-983. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Chennapragada, M., Lord, D., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2008). Post–liver transplant mycotic aneurysm of the hepatic artery. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 43(3), 555-558. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Thomas, G., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2008). The ping-pong ball as a surgical aid in liver transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 43(9), 1745-1748. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Shun, A. (2007). Is the inferior vena cava dispensable? Pediatric Surgery International, 23(9), 885-888. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Sundaraj, A., O'Loughlin, E., Stormon, M., Lord, D., Shun, A. (2007). Late-onset inferior vena cava obstruction in a shunted patient - a unique cause of rebleeding in children with portal hypertension. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 42(11), 1953-1956. [More Information]
  • Wood, J., Cohen, R., Holland, J., Shun, A., La Hei, E. (2007). Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Training In Australia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(S1), A80-A80. [More Information]
  • Deshpande, A., LaHei, E., Shun, A., Martin, H., O'Loughlin, E. (2006). Idiopathic fibrosing pancreatitis in children - a single-center experience. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 41(12), 1987-1991. [More Information]
  • Al-Zahem, A., Shun, A. (2006). Routine Contralateral Orchiopexy for Children with a Vanished Testis. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 16(5), 334-336. [More Information]
  • Donald, K., Doherty, S., Shun, A. (2005). Duodenal perforation: An interesting case report. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 17(1), 46-48. [More Information]
  • Bhadri, V., Stormon, M., Arbuckle, S., Lam, A., Gaskin, K., Shun, A. (2005). Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Children with Alagille Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 41(5), 676-678. [More Information]
  • Tanaka, H., Verran, D., Shun, A., Dorney, S., Stormon, M., Fisher, J., McCaughan, G. (2005). Liver transplantation utilizing pediatric cadaver donor livers. Pediatric Transplantation, 9(1), 47-51. [More Information]
  • Tanaka, H., Verran, D., Shun, A., Dorney, S., Stormon, M., Fisher, J., McCaughan, G. (2005). Liver transplantation utilizing pediatric cadaver donor livers. Pediatric Transplantation, 9(1), 47-51. [More Information]
  • Philip, I., Shun, A., McCowage, G., Howman-Giles, R. (2005). Positron emission tomography in recurrent hepatoblastoma. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(5), 341-345. [More Information]
  • Philip, I., Shun, A., McCowage, G., Howman-Giles, R. (2005). Positron emission tomography in recurrent hepatoblastoma. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(5), 341-345. [More Information]
  • Barclay, A., Sholler, G., Christodoulou, J., Shun, A., Arbuckle, S., Dorney, S., Stormon, M. (2005). Pulmonary hypertension - A new manifestation of mitochondrial disease. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (JIMD), 28(6), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • Barclay, A., Sholler, G., Christodoulou, J., Shun, A., Arbuckle, S., Dorney, S., Stormon, M. (2005). Pulmonary hypertension - A new manifestation of mitochondrial disease. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (JIMD), 28(6), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • Harding, J., Veivers, D., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Shun, A., Delbridge, L. (2005). Simultaneous Branchial Cleft and Thyroid Disorders May Present a Management Challenge. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75. [More Information]
  • Harding, J., Veivers, D., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Shun, A., Delbridge, L. (2005). Simultaneous Branchial Cleft and Thyroid Disorders May Present a Management Challenge. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75(9), 799-802. [More Information]
  • Savio, R., Gosnell, J., Palazzo, F., Sywak, M., Agarwal, G., Cowell, C., Shun, A., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2005). The role of a more extensive surgical approach in the initial multimodality management of papillary thyroid cancer in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40(11), 1696-1700. [More Information]
  • Savio, R., Gosnell, J., Palazzo, F., Sywak, M., Agarwal, G., Cowell, C., Shun, A., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2005). The role of a more extensive surgical approach in the initial multimodality management of papillary thyroid cancer in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40(11), 1696-1700. [More Information]
  • Verran, D., Crawford, M., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2004). Liver retransplantation in an infant requiring cavoportal hemi transposition. Pediatric Transplantation, 8(4), 416-419.
  • Hu, M., Zhang, G., Arbuckle, S., Graf, N., Shun, A., Silink, M., Lewis, D., Alexander, S. (2004). Prophylactic Bilateral Nephrectomies In Two Paediatric Patients With Missense Mutations In The Wt1 Gene. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 19(1), 223-226.

Conferences

  • Holland, A., Wood, J., Shun, A., Martin, H. (2002). Biliary Dyskinesia - is the problem with ODDI? Annual Scientific Congress Joint Meeting with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.
  • Holland, A., Cass, D., Wines, M., Shun, A. (2001). Pancreatic trauma in children. Annual Scientific Congress, : World Scientific Publishing.

2013

  • O'Loughlin, E., Somerville, H., Shun, A., Gangemi, R., La Hei, E., Desphande, A., O'Loughlin, T. (2013). Antireflux Surgery in Children With Neurological Impairment: Caregiver Perceptions and Complications. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 56(1), 46-50. [More Information]
  • Wanaguru, D., Shun, A., Price, N., Karpelowsky, J. (2013). Outcomes of pulmonary metastases in hepatoblastoma - is the prognosis always poor? Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 48(12), 2474-2478. [More Information]

2012

  • Shun, A. (2012). Case 12-2012: An infant with vomiting. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(2), 186-186. [More Information]
  • De Greef, E., Christodoulou, J., Alexander, I., Shun, A., O'Loughlin, E., Thorburn, D., Jermyn, V., Stormon, M. (2012). Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Hepatopathies: Role of Liver Transplantation. A Case Series of Five Patients. JIMD Reports - Case and Research Reports, 4, 5-12.
  • De Greef, E., Christodoulou, J., Alexander, I., Shun, A., O'Loughlin, E., Thorburn, D., Jermyn, V., Stormon, M. (2012). Mitochondrial Respiratory Chain Hepatopathies: Role of Liver Transplantation. A Case Series of Five Patients. In Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Eds.), JIMD Reports - Case and Research Reports, 2012/1, (pp. 5-12). London: Springer Science + Business Media.

2011

  • Menon, S., Patel, B., Saekang, E., Thomas, G., Soundappan, S., Shun, A. (2011). Laparoscopic exploration of the common bile duct to relieve choledocholithiasis in children. Pediatric Surgery International, 27(5), 537-540. [More Information]

2010

  • O'Loughlin, E., Stormon, M., Shun, A., Verran, D., Jermyn, V., Wong, C., Lord, D. (2010). Biliary strictures and hepatic artery flow abnormalities in split liver transplants. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(1), 121-125. [More Information]
  • Deshpande, A., Thomas, G., Shun, A., Roy, G., Stormon, M., Gaskin, K. (2010). Dominant Dorsal Duct Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis in Children Revisited. Pancreas, 39(1), 97-100. [More Information]
  • Prakoso, E., Verran, D., Dilworth, P., Kyd, G., Tang, P., Tse, C., Koorey, D., Strasser, S., Stormon, M., Shun, A., Allen, R., et al (2010). Increasing liver transplantation waiting list mortality: a report from the Australian National Liver Transplantation Unit, Sydney. Internal Medicine Journal, 40(9), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Nightingale, S., O'Loughlin, E., Dorney, S., Shun, A., Verran, D., Strasser, S., McCaughan, G., Jermyn, V., Van Asperen, P., Gaskin, K., Stormon, M. (2010). Isolated liver transplantation in children with cystic fibrosis - An Australian experience. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(6), 779-785. [More Information]
  • Thomas, N., Thomas, G., Verran, D., Stormon, M., O'Loughlin, E., Shun, A. (2010). Liver transplantation in children with hyper-reduced grafts - A single-center experience. Pediatric Transplantation, 14(3), 426-430. [More Information]
  • Cooke, A., Deshpande, A., Shun, A., O'Loughlin, E. (2010). Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema in a Child With Ulcerative Colitis. Pediatric Emergency Care, 26(2), 129-131. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., McCall, J., Thomas, G., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2010). Reverse portal flow after liver transplantation – ominous or acceptable? Pediatric Transplantation, 14(4), E34-E37. [More Information]

2009

  • Karpelowsky, J., Thomas, G., Shun, A. (2009). Definitive abdominal wall closure using a porcine intestinal submucosa biodegradable membrane in pediatric transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 13(3), 285-289. [More Information]
  • McMullen, T., Bodie, G., Gill, A., Lundgren, C., Shun, A., Bergin, M., Stevens, G., Delbridge, L. (2009). Hyperparathyroidism After Irradiation for Childhood Malignancy. International Journal of Radiation: Oncology - Biology - Physics, 73(4), 1164-1168. [More Information]
  • Deshpande, A., Shun, A. (2009). Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Stenosis Due to Tracheobronchial Remnant in a Child. Journal of laparoendoscopic and advanced surgical techniques, 19(1), 107-109. [More Information]
  • Geenen, I., Sosef, M., Shun, A., Crawford, M., Gallagher, J., Strasser, S., Stormon, M., McCaughan, G., Verran, D. (2009). Usage and Outcomes of Deceased Donor Liver Allografts with Preprocurement Injury from Blunt Trauma. Liver Transplantation, 15(3), 321-325. [More Information]

2008

  • Alexander, S., Smith, N., Hu, M., Verran, D., Shun, A., Dorney, S., Smith, A., Webster, B., Shaw, P., Lammi, A., Stormon, M. (2008). Chimerism and Tolerance in a Recipient of a Deceased-Donor Liver Transplant. New England Journal of Medicine, 358(4), 369-374. [More Information]
  • Somerville, H., Tzannes, G., Wood, J., Shun, A., Hill, C., Arrowsmith, F., Slater, A., O'Loughlin, E. (2008). Gastrointestinal and nutritional problems in severe developmental disability. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 50(9), 712-716. [More Information]
  • Concannon, R., Howman-Giles, R., Shun, A., Stormon, M. (2008). Hepatobiliary scintigraphy for the assessment of biliary strictures after pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 13(8), 977-983. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Chennapragada, M., Lord, D., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2008). Post–liver transplant mycotic aneurysm of the hepatic artery. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 43(3), 555-558. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Thomas, G., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2008). The ping-pong ball as a surgical aid in liver transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 43(9), 1745-1748. [More Information]

2007

  • Jones, V., Shun, A. (2007). Is the inferior vena cava dispensable? Pediatric Surgery International, 23(9), 885-888. [More Information]
  • Jones, V., Sundaraj, A., O'Loughlin, E., Stormon, M., Lord, D., Shun, A. (2007). Late-onset inferior vena cava obstruction in a shunted patient - a unique cause of rebleeding in children with portal hypertension. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 42(11), 1953-1956. [More Information]
  • Wood, J., Cohen, R., Holland, J., Shun, A., La Hei, E. (2007). Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Training In Australia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(S1), A80-A80. [More Information]

2006

  • Deshpande, A., LaHei, E., Shun, A., Martin, H., O'Loughlin, E. (2006). Idiopathic fibrosing pancreatitis in children - a single-center experience. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 41(12), 1987-1991. [More Information]
  • Al-Zahem, A., Shun, A. (2006). Routine Contralateral Orchiopexy for Children with a Vanished Testis. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 16(5), 334-336. [More Information]

2005

  • Donald, K., Doherty, S., Shun, A. (2005). Duodenal perforation: An interesting case report. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 17(1), 46-48. [More Information]
  • Bhadri, V., Stormon, M., Arbuckle, S., Lam, A., Gaskin, K., Shun, A. (2005). Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Children with Alagille Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 41(5), 676-678. [More Information]
  • Tanaka, H., Verran, D., Shun, A., Dorney, S., Stormon, M., Fisher, J., McCaughan, G. (2005). Liver transplantation utilizing pediatric cadaver donor livers. Pediatric Transplantation, 9(1), 47-51. [More Information]
  • Tanaka, H., Verran, D., Shun, A., Dorney, S., Stormon, M., Fisher, J., McCaughan, G. (2005). Liver transplantation utilizing pediatric cadaver donor livers. Pediatric Transplantation, 9(1), 47-51. [More Information]
  • Philip, I., Shun, A., McCowage, G., Howman-Giles, R. (2005). Positron emission tomography in recurrent hepatoblastoma. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(5), 341-345. [More Information]
  • Philip, I., Shun, A., McCowage, G., Howman-Giles, R. (2005). Positron emission tomography in recurrent hepatoblastoma. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(5), 341-345. [More Information]
  • Barclay, A., Sholler, G., Christodoulou, J., Shun, A., Arbuckle, S., Dorney, S., Stormon, M. (2005). Pulmonary hypertension - A new manifestation of mitochondrial disease. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (JIMD), 28(6), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • Barclay, A., Sholler, G., Christodoulou, J., Shun, A., Arbuckle, S., Dorney, S., Stormon, M. (2005). Pulmonary hypertension - A new manifestation of mitochondrial disease. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (JIMD), 28(6), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • Harding, J., Veivers, D., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Shun, A., Delbridge, L. (2005). Simultaneous Branchial Cleft and Thyroid Disorders May Present a Management Challenge. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75. [More Information]
  • Harding, J., Veivers, D., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Shun, A., Delbridge, L. (2005). Simultaneous Branchial Cleft and Thyroid Disorders May Present a Management Challenge. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75(9), 799-802. [More Information]
  • Savio, R., Gosnell, J., Palazzo, F., Sywak, M., Agarwal, G., Cowell, C., Shun, A., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2005). The role of a more extensive surgical approach in the initial multimodality management of papillary thyroid cancer in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40(11), 1696-1700. [More Information]
  • Savio, R., Gosnell, J., Palazzo, F., Sywak, M., Agarwal, G., Cowell, C., Shun, A., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2005). The role of a more extensive surgical approach in the initial multimodality management of papillary thyroid cancer in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40(11), 1696-1700. [More Information]

2004

  • Verran, D., Crawford, M., Stormon, M., Shun, A. (2004). Liver retransplantation in an infant requiring cavoportal hemi transposition. Pediatric Transplantation, 8(4), 416-419.
  • Hu, M., Zhang, G., Arbuckle, S., Graf, N., Shun, A., Silink, M., Lewis, D., Alexander, S. (2004). Prophylactic Bilateral Nephrectomies In Two Paediatric Patients With Missense Mutations In The Wt1 Gene. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation, 19(1), 223-226.

2002

  • Holland, A., Wood, J., Shun, A., Martin, H. (2002). Biliary Dyskinesia - is the problem with ODDI? Annual Scientific Congress Joint Meeting with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, : British Medical Journal Publishing Group.

2001

  • Holland, A., Cass, D., Wines, M., Shun, A. (2001). Pancreatic trauma in children. Annual Scientific Congress, : World Scientific Publishing.

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