Associate Professor Paul Roach

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Imaging, Northern Clinical School

Telephone 02 9926 4440
Fax 02 9926 4099

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Selected grants

2008

  • Thyroid cancer - enhancing management and research outcomes; Learoyd D, Robinson B, Roach P, Delbridge L; Cancer Institute New South Wales/Infrastructure Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Lau, E., Bailey, D., Bailey, E., Torzillo, P., Roach, P., Schembri, G., Corte, T., Celermajer, D. (2014). Pulmonary hypertension leads to a loss of gravity dependent redistribution of regional lung perfusion: a SPECT/CT study. Heart, 100(1), 47-53. [More Information]
  • Kruijff, S., Aniss, A., Chen, P., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Clifton-Bligh, R., Roach, P., Gill, A., Learoyd, D., Sywak, M. (2013). Decreasing the dose of radioiodine for remnant ablation does not increase structural recurrence rates in papillary thyroid carcinoma. Surgery, 154(6), 1337-1345. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Schembri, G., Bailey, D. (2013). V/Q Scanning Using SPECT and SPECT/CT. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 54(9), 1588-1596. [More Information]
  • Aslani, A., Roach, P., Smith, R. (2012). Long-term changes in body composition after pancreaticoduodenectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(3), 173-178. [More Information]
  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Bailey, E., Baldock, C., Roach, P. (2010). In vivo validation of quantitative SPECT in the heart. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 30(3), 214-219. [More Information]
  • Aslani, A., Gill, A., Roach, P., Allen, B., Smith, R. (2010). Preoperative body composition is influenced by the stage of operable pancreatic adenocarcinoma but does not predict survival after Whipple's procedure. HPB, 12(5), 325-333. [More Information]
  • Kueh, S., Roach, P., Schembri, G. (2010). Role of Tc-99m pertechnetate for remnant scintigraphy post-thyroidectomy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 35(9), 671-674. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Gradinscak, D., Schembri, G., Bailey, E., Willowson, K., Bailey, D. (2010). SPECT/CT in V/Q Scanning. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 455-466. [More Information]
  • Meyer-Rochow, G., Schembri, G., Benn, D., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Roach, P., Sidhu, S. (2010). The Utility of Metaiodobenzylguanidine Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computed Tomography (MIBG SPECT/CT) for the Diagnosis of Pheochromocytoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 17(2), 392-400. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D., Thomas, P. (2010). Transition from Planar to SPECT V/Q Scintigraphy: Rationale, Practicalities, and Challenges. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 397-407. [More Information]
  • Bailey, E., Bailey, D., Roach, P. (2010). V/Q imaging in 2010: a quick start guide. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 408-414. [More Information]
  • Macfarlane, D., Angelides, S., Eisenberg, P., Larcos, G., Roach, P., Gerometta, M., Smart, R., Tsui, W., Scott, A. (2009). Imaging of deep venous thrombosis in patients using a radiolabelled anti-D-dimer Fab '' fragment (Tc-99m-DI-DD3B6/22-80B3): results of a phase I trial. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 36(2), 250-259. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K., Timmins, S., Benjamin, H., Bailey, E., Roach, P. (2009). Quantative pre-surgical lung function estimation with SPECT/CT. Australian and New Zealand Nuclear Medicine, 40(2), 5-7.
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Roach, P., Schembri, G., Ho Shon, I., Chicco, P., Bailey, E., King, G. (2008). A clinical comparison between traditional planar V/Q images and planar images generated from SPECT V/Q scintigraphy. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 29(4), 323-330. [More Information]
  • Ho Shon, I., Yan, W., Roach, P., Bernard, E., Shields, M., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2008). Comparison of pinhole and SPECT 99mTc-MIBI imaging in primary hyperparathyroidism. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 29(11), 949-955. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D., Harris, B. (2008). Enhancing lung scintigraphy with single-photon emission computed tomography. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 38(6), 441-449. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Schembri, G., Harris, B., Bailey, E., Cooper, R., Roach, P. (2008). Generation of planar images from lung ventilation/perfusion SPECT. Annals of Nuclear Medicine, 22(5), 437-445. [More Information]
  • Low, T., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S., Learoyd, D., Robinson, B., Roach, P., Sywak, M. (2008). Lymph Node Status Influences Follow-Up Thyroglobulin Levels in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 15(10), 2827-2832. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Chicco, P., Bailey, E., Roach, P., King, G. (2008). Objective analysis of whole lung and lobar ventilation/perfusion relationships in pulmonary embolism. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 28(1), 14-26. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D., Schembri, G. (2008). Reinventing ventilation/perfusion lung scanning with SPECT. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 29(12), 1023-1025. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Roach, P., Bailey, E., Hewlett, J., Keijzers, R. (2007). Development of a cost-effective modular SPECT/CT scanner. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 34(9), 1415-1426. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Roach, P., Bailey, E., King, G. (2007). Fusion imaging of computed tomographic pulmonary angiography and SPECT ventilation/perfusion scintigraphy: initial experience and potential benefit. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 34(1), 135-142. [More Information]
  • Soon, P., Yeh, M., Sywak, M., Roach, P., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2007). Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using the lateral focused miniincision approach: Is there a learning curve for surgeons experienced in the open procedure? Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 204(1), 91-95. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Miles, S., Bailey, E., Rogers, K., Roach, P., Thomas, P., Hensley, M., King, G. (2007). Objective analysis of tomographic ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy in pulmonary embolism. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175(11), 1173-1180. [More Information]
  • Sywak, M., Cornford, L., Roach, P., Stalberg, P., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2006). Routine ipsilateral level VI lymphadenectomy reduces postoperative thyroglobulin levels in papillary thyroid cancer. Surgery, 140(6), 1000-1007. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Schembri, G., Ho Shon, I., Bailey, E., Bailey, D. (2006). SPECT/CT imaging using a spiral CT scanner for anatomical localization: Impact on diagnostic accuracy and reporter confidence in clinical practice. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 27(12), 977-987. [More Information]
  • Robertson, A., Roach, P., Shields, M., Bailey, D. (2006). Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging after undisclosed I-131 therapy. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, 13(5), 722-724. [More Information]
  • Robertson, A., Mansberg, R., Roach, P. (2006). Transformed non-hodgkin lymphoma demonstrated on thallium-201 and gallium-67 scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 31(10), 617-619. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Roach, P., Marshman, D., McElduff, A., King, G. (2006). Use of Fusion Imaging to Localize an Ectopic Thoracic Parathyroid Adenoma. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 82. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D. (2005). Combining anatomy and function: the future of medical imaging. Internal Medicine Journal, 35(10), 577-9. [More Information]
  • Witherow, J., Bailey, D., Adams, E., Roach, P. (2005). Evaluation of the Inamed Akita Smart nebuliser as a Radioaerosol Delivery Device. Journal of Aerosol Medicine, 18(1), 97-97.
  • Hsiao, E., Huynh, T., Mansberg, R., Bautovich, G., Roach, P. (2004). Diagnostic I-123 scintigraphy to assess potential breast uptake of I-131 before radioiodine therapy in a postpartum woman with thyroid cancer. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 29(8), 498-501.
  • Hsiao, E., Mansberg, R., Huynh, T., Roach, P. (2004). Pericarditis Associated with Cryptococcal Meningitis on Ga-67 Scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 29(2), 119-120.
  • Bailey, D., Snowdon, G., Cooper, R., Roach, P. (2004). The Use Of Molecular Sieves To Produce Point Sources Of Radioactivity. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49(3), N21-N29.
  • Huynh, T., Mansberg, R., Hsiao, E., Coyle, L., Roach, P. (2004). Transient absence of hepatic uptake on gallium-67 scintigraphy following fludarabine therapy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 29(4), 275-276.
  • Gross, G., Russell, J., Beumont, P., Touyz, S., Roach, P., Aslani, A., Hansen, R., Allen, B. (2003). Adequacy of initial weight restoration in anorexia nervosa: effect on total body nitrogen, total body potassium and bone mineral density after 6-10 years. International Journal of Body Composition Research, 1(3), 117-122.
  • Bernard, E., Delbridge, L., Ho, S., Roach, P. (2001). Optimal pinhole techniques for preoperative localization with tc-99m mibi for primary hyperparathyroidism. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 26, 1002-1009.
  • Bernard, E., Delbridge, L., Ho, S., Roach, P., Fulcher, G. (2001). Superimposed double parathyroid adenoma on tc-99m mibi imaging the value of oblique images. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 26, 876-877.
  • Delbridge, L., Bernard, E., Ho, S., Roach, P. (2001). The value of oblique pinhole imagesin pre-operative localisation with 99mtc-mibi for primary hyperparathyroidism. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 28, 736-742.

Conferences

  • Morrison, A., Brennan, P., Reed, W., Pietrzyk, M., Schembri, G., Bailey, E., Roach, P., Evanoff, M., Kench, P. (2011). Impact of hybrid SPECT/CT imaging on the detection of single parathyroid adenoma. Medical Imaging 2011: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment, Bellingham, Washington USA: SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering.
  • Ladd, L., Tinworth, K., Bailey, D., Bautovich, G., Bailey, E., Roach, P., Hunyor, S. (2006). SPECT/CT imaging for tracking myocardial infarction (MI) in an ovine model. 30th Annual Meeting of the Australiasian Section of the International Society of Heart Research (ISHR), United Kingdom: Academic Press. United Kingdom.

2014

  • Lau, E., Bailey, D., Bailey, E., Torzillo, P., Roach, P., Schembri, G., Corte, T., Celermajer, D. (2014). Pulmonary hypertension leads to a loss of gravity dependent redistribution of regional lung perfusion: a SPECT/CT study. Heart, 100(1), 47-53. [More Information]

2013

  • Kruijff, S., Aniss, A., Chen, P., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Clifton-Bligh, R., Roach, P., Gill, A., Learoyd, D., Sywak, M. (2013). Decreasing the dose of radioiodine for remnant ablation does not increase structural recurrence rates in papillary thyroid carcinoma. Surgery, 154(6), 1337-1345. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Schembri, G., Bailey, D. (2013). V/Q Scanning Using SPECT and SPECT/CT. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 54(9), 1588-1596. [More Information]

2012

  • Aslani, A., Roach, P., Smith, R. (2012). Long-term changes in body composition after pancreaticoduodenectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(3), 173-178. [More Information]

2011

  • Morrison, A., Brennan, P., Reed, W., Pietrzyk, M., Schembri, G., Bailey, E., Roach, P., Evanoff, M., Kench, P. (2011). Impact of hybrid SPECT/CT imaging on the detection of single parathyroid adenoma. Medical Imaging 2011: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment, Bellingham, Washington USA: SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering.

2010

  • Willowson, K., Bailey, D., Bailey, E., Baldock, C., Roach, P. (2010). In vivo validation of quantitative SPECT in the heart. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 30(3), 214-219. [More Information]
  • Aslani, A., Gill, A., Roach, P., Allen, B., Smith, R. (2010). Preoperative body composition is influenced by the stage of operable pancreatic adenocarcinoma but does not predict survival after Whipple's procedure. HPB, 12(5), 325-333. [More Information]
  • Kueh, S., Roach, P., Schembri, G. (2010). Role of Tc-99m pertechnetate for remnant scintigraphy post-thyroidectomy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 35(9), 671-674. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Gradinscak, D., Schembri, G., Bailey, E., Willowson, K., Bailey, D. (2010). SPECT/CT in V/Q Scanning. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 455-466. [More Information]
  • Meyer-Rochow, G., Schembri, G., Benn, D., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Roach, P., Sidhu, S. (2010). The Utility of Metaiodobenzylguanidine Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computed Tomography (MIBG SPECT/CT) for the Diagnosis of Pheochromocytoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 17(2), 392-400. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D., Thomas, P. (2010). Transition from Planar to SPECT V/Q Scintigraphy: Rationale, Practicalities, and Challenges. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 397-407. [More Information]
  • Bailey, E., Bailey, D., Roach, P. (2010). V/Q imaging in 2010: a quick start guide. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 40(6), 408-414. [More Information]

2009

  • Macfarlane, D., Angelides, S., Eisenberg, P., Larcos, G., Roach, P., Gerometta, M., Smart, R., Tsui, W., Scott, A. (2009). Imaging of deep venous thrombosis in patients using a radiolabelled anti-D-dimer Fab '' fragment (Tc-99m-DI-DD3B6/22-80B3): results of a phase I trial. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 36(2), 250-259. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Willowson, K., Timmins, S., Benjamin, H., Bailey, E., Roach, P. (2009). Quantative pre-surgical lung function estimation with SPECT/CT. Australian and New Zealand Nuclear Medicine, 40(2), 5-7.

2008

  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Roach, P., Schembri, G., Ho Shon, I., Chicco, P., Bailey, E., King, G. (2008). A clinical comparison between traditional planar V/Q images and planar images generated from SPECT V/Q scintigraphy. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 29(4), 323-330. [More Information]
  • Ho Shon, I., Yan, W., Roach, P., Bernard, E., Shields, M., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2008). Comparison of pinhole and SPECT 99mTc-MIBI imaging in primary hyperparathyroidism. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 29(11), 949-955. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D., Harris, B. (2008). Enhancing lung scintigraphy with single-photon emission computed tomography. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 38(6), 441-449. [More Information]
  • Bailey, D., Schembri, G., Harris, B., Bailey, E., Cooper, R., Roach, P. (2008). Generation of planar images from lung ventilation/perfusion SPECT. Annals of Nuclear Medicine, 22(5), 437-445. [More Information]
  • Low, T., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S., Learoyd, D., Robinson, B., Roach, P., Sywak, M. (2008). Lymph Node Status Influences Follow-Up Thyroglobulin Levels in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 15(10), 2827-2832. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Chicco, P., Bailey, E., Roach, P., King, G. (2008). Objective analysis of whole lung and lobar ventilation/perfusion relationships in pulmonary embolism. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 28(1), 14-26. [More Information]
  • Roach, P., Bailey, D., Schembri, G. (2008). Reinventing ventilation/perfusion lung scanning with SPECT. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 29(12), 1023-1025. [More Information]

2007

  • Bailey, D., Roach, P., Bailey, E., Hewlett, J., Keijzers, R. (2007). Development of a cost-effective modular SPECT/CT scanner. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 34(9), 1415-1426. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Roach, P., Bailey, E., King, G. (2007). Fusion imaging of computed tomographic pulmonary angiography and SPECT ventilation/perfusion scintigraphy: initial experience and potential benefit. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 34(1), 135-142. [More Information]
  • Soon, P., Yeh, M., Sywak, M., Roach, P., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2007). Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using the lateral focused miniincision approach: Is there a learning curve for surgeons experienced in the open procedure? Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 204(1), 91-95. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Miles, S., Bailey, E., Rogers, K., Roach, P., Thomas, P., Hensley, M., King, G. (2007). Objective analysis of tomographic ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy in pulmonary embolism. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175(11), 1173-1180. [More Information]

2006

  • Sywak, M., Cornford, L., Roach, P., Stalberg, P., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2006). Routine ipsilateral level VI lymphadenectomy reduces postoperative thyroglobulin levels in papillary thyroid cancer. Surgery, 140(6), 1000-1007. [More Information]
  • Ladd, L., Tinworth, K., Bailey, D., Bautovich, G., Bailey, E., Roach, P., Hunyor, S. (2006). SPECT/CT imaging for tracking myocardial infarction (MI) in an ovine model. 30th Annual Meeting of the Australiasian Section of the International Society of Heart Research (ISHR), United Kingdom: Academic Press. United Kingdom.
  • Roach, P., Schembri, G., Ho Shon, I., Bailey, E., Bailey, D. (2006). SPECT/CT imaging using a spiral CT scanner for anatomical localization: Impact on diagnostic accuracy and reporter confidence in clinical practice. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 27(12), 977-987. [More Information]
  • Robertson, A., Roach, P., Shields, M., Bailey, D. (2006). Tc-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging after undisclosed I-131 therapy. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, 13(5), 722-724. [More Information]
  • Robertson, A., Mansberg, R., Roach, P. (2006). Transformed non-hodgkin lymphoma demonstrated on thallium-201 and gallium-67 scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 31(10), 617-619. [More Information]
  • Harris, B., Bailey, D., Roach, P., Marshman, D., McElduff, A., King, G. (2006). Use of Fusion Imaging to Localize an Ectopic Thoracic Parathyroid Adenoma. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 82. [More Information]

2005

  • Roach, P., Bailey, D. (2005). Combining anatomy and function: the future of medical imaging. Internal Medicine Journal, 35(10), 577-9. [More Information]
  • Witherow, J., Bailey, D., Adams, E., Roach, P. (2005). Evaluation of the Inamed Akita Smart nebuliser as a Radioaerosol Delivery Device. Journal of Aerosol Medicine, 18(1), 97-97.

2004

  • Hsiao, E., Huynh, T., Mansberg, R., Bautovich, G., Roach, P. (2004). Diagnostic I-123 scintigraphy to assess potential breast uptake of I-131 before radioiodine therapy in a postpartum woman with thyroid cancer. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 29(8), 498-501.
  • Hsiao, E., Mansberg, R., Huynh, T., Roach, P. (2004). Pericarditis Associated with Cryptococcal Meningitis on Ga-67 Scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 29(2), 119-120.
  • Bailey, D., Snowdon, G., Cooper, R., Roach, P. (2004). The Use Of Molecular Sieves To Produce Point Sources Of Radioactivity. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49(3), N21-N29.
  • Huynh, T., Mansberg, R., Hsiao, E., Coyle, L., Roach, P. (2004). Transient absence of hepatic uptake on gallium-67 scintigraphy following fludarabine therapy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 29(4), 275-276.

2003

  • Gross, G., Russell, J., Beumont, P., Touyz, S., Roach, P., Aslani, A., Hansen, R., Allen, B. (2003). Adequacy of initial weight restoration in anorexia nervosa: effect on total body nitrogen, total body potassium and bone mineral density after 6-10 years. International Journal of Body Composition Research, 1(3), 117-122.

2001

  • Bernard, E., Delbridge, L., Ho, S., Roach, P. (2001). Optimal pinhole techniques for preoperative localization with tc-99m mibi for primary hyperparathyroidism. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 26, 1002-1009.
  • Bernard, E., Delbridge, L., Ho, S., Roach, P., Fulcher, G. (2001). Superimposed double parathyroid adenoma on tc-99m mibi imaging the value of oblique images. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 26, 876-877.
  • Delbridge, L., Bernard, E., Ho, S., Roach, P. (2001). The value of oblique pinhole imagesin pre-operative localisation with 99mtc-mibi for primary hyperparathyroidism. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 28, 736-742.

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