Professor Omgo Nieweg

Clinical Professor. Surgery, Central Clinical School


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Selected grants

2017

  • Computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET)/CT surveillance imaging in asymptomatic Stage III melanoma patients - a prospective cohort study of clinical benefit and economic implications; Morton R, Thompson J, Emmett L, Nieweg O, Nieweg O, Turner R, Lord S, Lord S; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Vidal-Sicart, S., Valdes-Olmos, R., Nieweg, O., Faccini, R., Grootendorst, M., Wester, H., Navab, N., Vojnovic, B., van der Poel, H., Martinez-Roman, S., et al (2018). From interventionist imaging to intraoperative guidance: New perspectives by combining advanced tools and navigation with radio-guided surgery [De la imagen intervencionista a la gu�a intraoperatoria: nuevas perspectivas combinando herramientas avanzadas y navegaci�n con la cirug�a radioguiada]. Revista Espanola de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular, 37(1), 28-40. [More Information]
  • Dodds, T., Lo, S., Jackett, L., Nieweg, O., Thompson, J., Scolyer, R. (2018). Prognostic Significance of Periadnexal Extension in Cutaneous Melanoma and its Implications for Pathologic Reporting and Staging. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 42(3), 359-366. [More Information]
  • Isaksson, K., Nielsen, K., Mikiver, R., Nieweg, O., Scolyer, R., Thompson, J., Ingvar, C. (2018). Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with thin melanomas: Frequency and predictors of metastasis based on analysis of two large international cohorts. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 118(4), 599-605. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Thompson, J., Cooper, A. (2018). The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy as a staging procedure in patients with melanoma - A critical appraisal. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 59(3), 235-236. [More Information]
  • Sladden, M., Nieweg, O., Howle, J., Coventry, B., Thompson, J. (2018). Updated evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of melanoma: Definitive excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma. Kidney International Reports, 208(3), 137-142. [More Information]
  • Faries, M., Thompson, J., Cochran, A., Andtbacka, R., Mozzillo, N., Zager, J., Jahkola, T., Bowles, T., Testori, A., Beitsch, P., Nieweg, O., et al (2017). Completion dissection or observation for sentinel-node metastasis in melanoma. New England Journal of Medicine, 376(23), 2211-2222. [More Information]
  • Holtkamp, L., Read, R., Emmett, L., Thompson, J., Nieweg, O. (2017). Futility of imaging to stage melanoma patients with a positive sentinel lymph node. Melanoma Research, 27(5), 457-462. [More Information]
  • Nelson, D., Stern, S., Elashoff, D., Elashoff, R., Thompson, J., Mozzillo, N., Nieweg, O., Hoekstra, H., Cochran, A., Faires, M. (2017). Impact of Time Between Diagnosis and SLNB on Outcomes in Cutaneous Melanoma. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 225(2), 302-311. [More Information]
  • Ipenburg, N., Nieweg, O., Uren, R., Thompson, J. (2017). Outcome of Melanoma Patients Who Did Not Proceed to Sentinel Node Biopsy After Preoperative Lymphoscintigraphy. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(1), 117-126. [More Information]
  • Holtkamp, L., Wang, S., Wilmott, J., Madore, J., Vilain, R., Thompson, J., Nieweg, O., Scolyer, R. (2017). Reply to comment on: Detailed Pathological Examination of Completion Node Dissection Specimens and Outcome in Melanoma Patients with Minimal (< 01�mm) Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(Suppl3), 660. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Cooper, A., Thompson, J. (2017). Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy as a staging procedure in patients with melanoma: A critical appraisal. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 58(4), 268-273. [More Information]
  • Jones, M., Jones, P., Stern, S., Elashoff, D., Hoon, D., Thompson, J., Mozzillo, N., Nieweg, O., Noyes, D., Hoekstra, H., et al (2017). The Impact of Smoking on Sentinel Node Metastasis of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(8), 2089-2094. [More Information]
  • van den Berg, N., Engelen, T., Brouwer, O., Matheron, H., Valdes-Olmos, R., Nieweg, O., van Leeuwen, F. (2016). A pilot study of SPECT/CT-based mixed-reality navigation towards the sentinel node in patients with melanoma or Merkel cell carcinoma of a lower extremity. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 37(8), 812-817. [More Information]
  • Uren, R., Nieweg, O., Thompson, J. (2016). Sentinel lymph node biopsy: Evolution of the technique since the original description by Morton et al. in 1992. Critical Reviews in Oncogenesis, 21(1-2), 7-17. [More Information]
  • Holtkamp, L., Wang, S., Wilmott, J., Madore, J., Vilain, R., Thompson, J., Nieweg, O., Scolyer, R. (2015). Detailed Pathological Examination of Completion Node Dissection Specimens and Outcome in Melanoma Patients with Minimal (<0,1mm) Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 22(9), 2972-2977. [More Information]
  • Bluemel, C., Herrmann, W., Giammarile, F., Nieweg, O., Dubreuil, J., Testori, A., Audisio, R., Zoras, O., Lassmann, S., Chakera, A., Uren, R., et al (2015). EANM practice guidelines for lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 42, 1750-1766. [More Information]
  • van den Berg, N., Brouwer, O., Schaafsma, B., Matheron, H., Klop, W., Balm, A., van Tinteren, H., Nieweg, O., van Leeuwen, F., Valdes Olmos, R. (2015). Multimodal Surgical Guidance during Sentinel Node Biopsy for Melanoma: Combined Gamma Tracing and Fluorescence Imaging of the Sentinel Node through Use of the Hybrid Tracer Indocyanine Green-(99m)Tc-Nanocolloid. Radiology, 275(2), 521-529. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Uren, R., Thompson, J. (2015). The History of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy. The Cancer Journal, 21(1), 3-6. [More Information]
  • de Bree, R., Nieweg, O. (2015). The history of sentinel node biopsy in head and neck cancer: From visualization of lymphatic vessels to sentinel nodes. Oral Oncology, 51(9), 819-823. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Thompson, J. (2014). Sentinel node biopsy is now part of routine staging in patients with clinically localized melanoma. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(10), 701-702. [More Information]

2018

  • Vidal-Sicart, S., Valdes-Olmos, R., Nieweg, O., Faccini, R., Grootendorst, M., Wester, H., Navab, N., Vojnovic, B., van der Poel, H., Martinez-Roman, S., et al (2018). From interventionist imaging to intraoperative guidance: New perspectives by combining advanced tools and navigation with radio-guided surgery [De la imagen intervencionista a la gu�a intraoperatoria: nuevas perspectivas combinando herramientas avanzadas y navegaci�n con la cirug�a radioguiada]. Revista Espanola de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular, 37(1), 28-40. [More Information]
  • Dodds, T., Lo, S., Jackett, L., Nieweg, O., Thompson, J., Scolyer, R. (2018). Prognostic Significance of Periadnexal Extension in Cutaneous Melanoma and its Implications for Pathologic Reporting and Staging. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 42(3), 359-366. [More Information]
  • Isaksson, K., Nielsen, K., Mikiver, R., Nieweg, O., Scolyer, R., Thompson, J., Ingvar, C. (2018). Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with thin melanomas: Frequency and predictors of metastasis based on analysis of two large international cohorts. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 118(4), 599-605. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Thompson, J., Cooper, A. (2018). The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy as a staging procedure in patients with melanoma - A critical appraisal. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 59(3), 235-236. [More Information]
  • Sladden, M., Nieweg, O., Howle, J., Coventry, B., Thompson, J. (2018). Updated evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of melanoma: Definitive excision margins for primary cutaneous melanoma. Kidney International Reports, 208(3), 137-142. [More Information]

2017

  • Faries, M., Thompson, J., Cochran, A., Andtbacka, R., Mozzillo, N., Zager, J., Jahkola, T., Bowles, T., Testori, A., Beitsch, P., Nieweg, O., et al (2017). Completion dissection or observation for sentinel-node metastasis in melanoma. New England Journal of Medicine, 376(23), 2211-2222. [More Information]
  • Holtkamp, L., Read, R., Emmett, L., Thompson, J., Nieweg, O. (2017). Futility of imaging to stage melanoma patients with a positive sentinel lymph node. Melanoma Research, 27(5), 457-462. [More Information]
  • Nelson, D., Stern, S., Elashoff, D., Elashoff, R., Thompson, J., Mozzillo, N., Nieweg, O., Hoekstra, H., Cochran, A., Faires, M. (2017). Impact of Time Between Diagnosis and SLNB on Outcomes in Cutaneous Melanoma. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 225(2), 302-311. [More Information]
  • Ipenburg, N., Nieweg, O., Uren, R., Thompson, J. (2017). Outcome of Melanoma Patients Who Did Not Proceed to Sentinel Node Biopsy After Preoperative Lymphoscintigraphy. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(1), 117-126. [More Information]
  • Holtkamp, L., Wang, S., Wilmott, J., Madore, J., Vilain, R., Thompson, J., Nieweg, O., Scolyer, R. (2017). Reply to comment on: Detailed Pathological Examination of Completion Node Dissection Specimens and Outcome in Melanoma Patients with Minimal (< 01�mm) Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(Suppl3), 660. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Cooper, A., Thompson, J. (2017). Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy as a staging procedure in patients with melanoma: A critical appraisal. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 58(4), 268-273. [More Information]
  • Jones, M., Jones, P., Stern, S., Elashoff, D., Hoon, D., Thompson, J., Mozzillo, N., Nieweg, O., Noyes, D., Hoekstra, H., et al (2017). The Impact of Smoking on Sentinel Node Metastasis of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(8), 2089-2094. [More Information]

2016

  • van den Berg, N., Engelen, T., Brouwer, O., Matheron, H., Valdes-Olmos, R., Nieweg, O., van Leeuwen, F. (2016). A pilot study of SPECT/CT-based mixed-reality navigation towards the sentinel node in patients with melanoma or Merkel cell carcinoma of a lower extremity. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 37(8), 812-817. [More Information]
  • Uren, R., Nieweg, O., Thompson, J. (2016). Sentinel lymph node biopsy: Evolution of the technique since the original description by Morton et al. in 1992. Critical Reviews in Oncogenesis, 21(1-2), 7-17. [More Information]

2015

  • Holtkamp, L., Wang, S., Wilmott, J., Madore, J., Vilain, R., Thompson, J., Nieweg, O., Scolyer, R. (2015). Detailed Pathological Examination of Completion Node Dissection Specimens and Outcome in Melanoma Patients with Minimal (<0,1mm) Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 22(9), 2972-2977. [More Information]
  • Bluemel, C., Herrmann, W., Giammarile, F., Nieweg, O., Dubreuil, J., Testori, A., Audisio, R., Zoras, O., Lassmann, S., Chakera, A., Uren, R., et al (2015). EANM practice guidelines for lymphoscintigraphy and sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 42, 1750-1766. [More Information]
  • van den Berg, N., Brouwer, O., Schaafsma, B., Matheron, H., Klop, W., Balm, A., van Tinteren, H., Nieweg, O., van Leeuwen, F., Valdes Olmos, R. (2015). Multimodal Surgical Guidance during Sentinel Node Biopsy for Melanoma: Combined Gamma Tracing and Fluorescence Imaging of the Sentinel Node through Use of the Hybrid Tracer Indocyanine Green-(99m)Tc-Nanocolloid. Radiology, 275(2), 521-529. [More Information]
  • Nieweg, O., Uren, R., Thompson, J. (2015). The History of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy. The Cancer Journal, 21(1), 3-6. [More Information]
  • de Bree, R., Nieweg, O. (2015). The history of sentinel node biopsy in head and neck cancer: From visualization of lymphatic vessels to sentinel nodes. Oral Oncology, 51(9), 819-823. [More Information]

2014

  • Nieweg, O., Thompson, J. (2014). Sentinel node biopsy is now part of routine staging in patients with clinically localized melanoma. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(10), 701-702. [More Information]

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