Dr Thomas Hugh

Senior Lecturer
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9463 2899
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Research interests

Clinical outcomes of liver cancer surgery

Qulaity of Life studies after liver cancer surgery Proteonomics of hepatocellular cancer Long term follow-up after hernia surgery Outcomes following radical resection of cholangiocarcinoma

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Wang, F., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Gananadha, S., Pavlakis, N., Clarke, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014). Adverse tumor biology associated with mesenterico-portal vein resection influences survival in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 21(6), 1937-1947. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Gundara, J., Haddad, R., Schiavone, V., Meldrum, C., Samra, J., Gill, A., Hugh, T. (2014). Clinicopathological and molecular aspects of foregut gastrointestinal stromal tumours. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(1-2), 52-58. [More Information]
  • Pananwala, H., Pang, T., Eckstein, R., Hudson, B., Newey, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2014). Enigma of solitary necrotic nodule of the liver. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(4), 260-265. [More Information]
  • Pang, T., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014). Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysms: a management-based classification system. Surgical Endoscopy, 28(7), 2027-2038. [More Information]
  • Kuo, S., Azimi-Tabrizi, A., Briggs, G., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Samra, J., Drummond, M., Hugh, T. (2014). Portal vein embolization prior to major liver resection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(5), 341-345. [More Information]
  • Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Smith, A., Gundara, J., Kuo, S., Gill, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2014). The incidence of mismatch repair gene defects in colorectal liver metastases. Molecular Medicine Reports, 10(2), 1003-1006. [More Information]
  • Connor, S., Perry, W., Nathanson, L., Hugh, T., Hugh, T. (2014). Using a standardized method for laparoscopic cholecystectomy to create a concept operation-specific checklist. HPB, 16(5), 422-429. [More Information]
  • Hugh, T. (2013). Gallstones: causes, diagnosis and treatment. Medicine Today, 14(11), 37-42.
  • Gundara, J., Gill, A., Neale, M., Collins, P., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Inferior vena cava epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. Journal Of Vascular Surgery, 1(1), 75-77. [More Information]
  • Gundara, J., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Redefining the apical lymph node at right hemicolectomy. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 39(6), 662-665. [More Information]
  • Nahm, C., Free, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Suction test to demonstrate the peritoneal edge during laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. Surgical Endoscopy, 27(11), 4360-4363. [More Information]
  • Gundara, J., Wang, F., Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Williams, N., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). The clinical impact of early complete pancreatic head devascularisation during pancreatoduodenectomy. The American Journal Of Surgery, 206(4), 518-525. [More Information]
  • Kwok, A., Wang, F., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). The Role of Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Embolisation Technique in the Management of Bleeding Stomal Varices. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 17(7), 1327-1330. [More Information]
  • Gill, P., Coatsworth, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Tuberculosis: Experience in a Low Endemic Area Australian Tertiary Hospital. World Journal of Surgery, 37(5), 984-990. [More Information]
  • Wang, F., Arianayagam, R., Gill, A., Puttaswamy, V., Neale, M., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012). Grafts for Mesenterico-Portal Vein Resections Can Be Avoided During Pancreatoduodenectomy. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 215(4), 569-579. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, T., Neale, M., Lane, R., Schiavone, V., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2012). Laparoscopic management of the median arcuate ligament syndrome. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(4), 265-268. [More Information]
  • Williams, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012). Many faces of pancreaticobiliary reflux. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(6), 403-407. [More Information]
  • Choi, J., Mulligan, M., Hugh, T., Gananadha, S., Samra, J. (2012). Percutaneous pancreatic necrosectomy: a case of difficult pancreatic intubation. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques, 22(3), e126-e128. [More Information]
  • Xue, A., Chang, J., Chung, L., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Gill, A., Butterini, G., Baxter, R., Smith, R. (2012). Serum apolipoprotein C-II is prognostic for survival after pancreatic resection for adenocarcinoma. British Journal of Cancer, 107(11), 1883-1891. [More Information]
  • Chou, A., Chen, J., Clarkson, A., Samra, J., Clifton-Bligh, R., Hugh, T., Gill, A. (2012). Succinate dehydrogenase-deficient GISTs are characterized by IGF1R overexpression. Modern Pathology, 25(9), 1307-1313. [More Information]
  • Tolerton, S., Hugh, T., Cosman, P. (2012). The production of audiovisual teaching tools in minimally invasive surgery. Journal of Surgical Education, 69(3), 404-406. [More Information]
  • Koch, M., Garden, J., Padbury, R., Rahbari, N., Adam, R., Capussotti, L., Tat Fan, S., Crawford, M., Makuuchi, M., Christophi, C., Hugh, T., et al (2011). Bile leakage after hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery: A definition and grading of severity by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery. Surgery, 149(5), 680-688. [More Information]
  • Gundara, J., Alvarado(-Bachman), R., Williams, N., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2011). Multivisceral resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: A report of two cases. World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 9(93), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Samra, J., Bachmann, R., Choi, J., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Bell, C., Norton, I., Cho, S., Blome, S., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. (2011). One hundred and seventy-eight consecutive pancreatoduodenectomies without mortality: role of the multidisciplinary approach. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International, 10(4), 415-421. [More Information]
  • Rahbari, N., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Maddern, G., Koch, M., Hugh, T., Fan, S., Nimura, Y., Figueras, J., Vauthey, J., et al (2011). Post-hepatectomy haemorrhage: a definition and grading by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS). HPB, 13(8), 528-535. [More Information]
  • Rahbari, N., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Brooke-Smith, M., Crawford, M., Adam, R., Koch, M., Makuuchi, M., Dematteo, R., Christophi, C., Hugh, T., et al (2011). Posthepatectomy liver failure: a definition and grading by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS). Surgery, 149(5), 713-724. [More Information]
  • Pang, T., Fung, T., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2011). Pyogenic liver abscess: An audit of 10 years' experience. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 17(12), 1622-1630. [More Information]
  • Wang, S., Bester, L., Burnes, J., Clouston, J., Hugh, T., Little, A., Padbury, R., Price, D. (2010). Clinical care and technical recommendations for yttrium microsphere treatment of liver cancer. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 54(3), 178-187. [More Information]
  • Alvarado(-Bachman), R., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2010). The infracolic approach to pancreatoduodenectomy for large pancreatic head tumours invading the colon. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 36(12), 1220-1224. [More Information]
  • Pang, T., Kuo, S., Hugh, T., Davidson, T., Eckstein, R., Bell, C., Samra, J. (2010). The Role of Peribiliary Cysts in Biliary Obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(10), 699-702. [More Information]
  • Gananadha, S., Samra, J., Smith, G., Smith, R., Liebman, S., Hugh, T. (2008). Laparoscopic ePTFE mesh repair of incisional and ventral hernias. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(10), 907-913. [More Information]
  • Kong, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2008). Pancreatoduodenectomy: role of drain fluid analysis in the management of pancreatic fistula. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(4), 240-244. [More Information]
  • Samra, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. (2008). Surgical management of carcinoma of the head of pancreas: extended lymphadenectomy or modified en bloc resection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(4), 228-236. [More Information]
  • Cosman, P., Shearer, C., Hugh, T., Biankin, A., Merrett, N. (2007). A novel approach to high definition, high-contrast video capture in abdominal surgery. Annals of Surgery, 245, 533-535. [More Information]
  • Smith, R., Xue, A., Gill, A., Scarlett, C., Saxby, A., Clarkson, A., Hugh, T. (2007). High Expression of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-2 (PAI-2) is a Predictor of Improved Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. World Journal of Surgery, 31(3), 493-502. [More Information]
  • Cosman, P., Hemli, J., Ellis, A., Hugh, T. (2007). Learning the Surgical Craft: A Review of Skills Training Options. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77, 838-845. [More Information]
  • Cosman, P., Hugh, T., Shearer, C., Merrett, N., Biankin, A., Cartmill, J. (2007). Skills acquired on virtual reality laparoscopic simulators transfer into the operating room in a blinded, randomised, controlled trial. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 125, 76-81. [More Information]
  • Samra, J., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Smith, R., Hugh, T. (2006). Modified extended pancreatoduodenectomy: en bloc resection of the peripancreatic retroperitoneal tissue and the head of pancreas. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(11), 1017-1020. [More Information]
  • Bell, C., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Baxter, R., Smith, R., Saxby, A., Nielsen, A., Scarlett, C. (2006). Proteomic profiling of cholangiocarcinoma: Diagnostic potential of SELDI-TOF MS in malignant bile duct stricture. Hepatology, 44(3), 658-666. [More Information]
  • Samra, J., Sved, P., Sullivan, D., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2005). Lipid metabolism in omental adipose tissue during operative surgery. Journal of Surgical Research, 124(1), 23-28. [More Information]
  • Saxby, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2005). Role of duodenojejunostomy in distal duodenal obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75(3), 177-178. [More Information]
  • Rindani, R., Roche, J., Hugh, T., Roach, P., Smith, R. (2002). 131I Lipiodol therapy for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 72(3), 210-214.
  • Biankin, A., Biankin, S., Kench, J., Morey, A., Lee, C., Head, D., Eckstein, R., Hugh, T., Henshall, S., Sutherland, R. (2002). Aberrant p16INK4A and DPC4/Smad4 expression in intraductal papillary mucinous tumours of the pancreas is associated with invasive ductal adenocarcinoma. Gut (English Edition): an international journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, 50, 861-868.

2014

  • Wang, F., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Gananadha, S., Pavlakis, N., Clarke, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014). Adverse tumor biology associated with mesenterico-portal vein resection influences survival in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 21(6), 1937-1947. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Gundara, J., Haddad, R., Schiavone, V., Meldrum, C., Samra, J., Gill, A., Hugh, T. (2014). Clinicopathological and molecular aspects of foregut gastrointestinal stromal tumours. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(1-2), 52-58. [More Information]
  • Pananwala, H., Pang, T., Eckstein, R., Hudson, B., Newey, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2014). Enigma of solitary necrotic nodule of the liver. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(4), 260-265. [More Information]
  • Pang, T., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014). Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysms: a management-based classification system. Surgical Endoscopy, 28(7), 2027-2038. [More Information]
  • Kuo, S., Azimi-Tabrizi, A., Briggs, G., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Samra, J., Drummond, M., Hugh, T. (2014). Portal vein embolization prior to major liver resection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(5), 341-345. [More Information]
  • Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Smith, A., Gundara, J., Kuo, S., Gill, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2014). The incidence of mismatch repair gene defects in colorectal liver metastases. Molecular Medicine Reports, 10(2), 1003-1006. [More Information]
  • Connor, S., Perry, W., Nathanson, L., Hugh, T., Hugh, T. (2014). Using a standardized method for laparoscopic cholecystectomy to create a concept operation-specific checklist. HPB, 16(5), 422-429. [More Information]

2013

  • Hugh, T. (2013). Gallstones: causes, diagnosis and treatment. Medicine Today, 14(11), 37-42.
  • Gundara, J., Gill, A., Neale, M., Collins, P., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Inferior vena cava epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. Journal Of Vascular Surgery, 1(1), 75-77. [More Information]
  • Gundara, J., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Redefining the apical lymph node at right hemicolectomy. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 39(6), 662-665. [More Information]
  • Nahm, C., Free, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Suction test to demonstrate the peritoneal edge during laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. Surgical Endoscopy, 27(11), 4360-4363. [More Information]
  • Gundara, J., Wang, F., Alvarado-Bachmann, R., Williams, N., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). The clinical impact of early complete pancreatic head devascularisation during pancreatoduodenectomy. The American Journal Of Surgery, 206(4), 518-525. [More Information]
  • Kwok, A., Wang, F., Maher, R., Harrington, T., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). The Role of Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Embolisation Technique in the Management of Bleeding Stomal Varices. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 17(7), 1327-1330. [More Information]
  • Gill, P., Coatsworth, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2013). Tuberculosis: Experience in a Low Endemic Area Australian Tertiary Hospital. World Journal of Surgery, 37(5), 984-990. [More Information]

2012

  • Wang, F., Arianayagam, R., Gill, A., Puttaswamy, V., Neale, M., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012). Grafts for Mesenterico-Portal Vein Resections Can Be Avoided During Pancreatoduodenectomy. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 215(4), 569-579. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, T., Neale, M., Lane, R., Schiavone, V., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2012). Laparoscopic management of the median arcuate ligament syndrome. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(4), 265-268. [More Information]
  • Williams, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012). Many faces of pancreaticobiliary reflux. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(6), 403-407. [More Information]
  • Choi, J., Mulligan, M., Hugh, T., Gananadha, S., Samra, J. (2012). Percutaneous pancreatic necrosectomy: a case of difficult pancreatic intubation. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques, 22(3), e126-e128. [More Information]
  • Xue, A., Chang, J., Chung, L., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Gill, A., Butterini, G., Baxter, R., Smith, R. (2012). Serum apolipoprotein C-II is prognostic for survival after pancreatic resection for adenocarcinoma. British Journal of Cancer, 107(11), 1883-1891. [More Information]
  • Chou, A., Chen, J., Clarkson, A., Samra, J., Clifton-Bligh, R., Hugh, T., Gill, A. (2012). Succinate dehydrogenase-deficient GISTs are characterized by IGF1R overexpression. Modern Pathology, 25(9), 1307-1313. [More Information]
  • Tolerton, S., Hugh, T., Cosman, P. (2012). The production of audiovisual teaching tools in minimally invasive surgery. Journal of Surgical Education, 69(3), 404-406. [More Information]

2011

  • Koch, M., Garden, J., Padbury, R., Rahbari, N., Adam, R., Capussotti, L., Tat Fan, S., Crawford, M., Makuuchi, M., Christophi, C., Hugh, T., et al (2011). Bile leakage after hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery: A definition and grading of severity by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery. Surgery, 149(5), 680-688. [More Information]
  • Gundara, J., Alvarado(-Bachman), R., Williams, N., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2011). Multivisceral resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: A report of two cases. World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 9(93), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Samra, J., Bachmann, R., Choi, J., Gill, A., Neale, M., Puttaswamy, V., Bell, C., Norton, I., Cho, S., Blome, S., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. (2011). One hundred and seventy-eight consecutive pancreatoduodenectomies without mortality: role of the multidisciplinary approach. Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International, 10(4), 415-421. [More Information]
  • Rahbari, N., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Maddern, G., Koch, M., Hugh, T., Fan, S., Nimura, Y., Figueras, J., Vauthey, J., et al (2011). Post-hepatectomy haemorrhage: a definition and grading by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS). HPB, 13(8), 528-535. [More Information]
  • Rahbari, N., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Brooke-Smith, M., Crawford, M., Adam, R., Koch, M., Makuuchi, M., Dematteo, R., Christophi, C., Hugh, T., et al (2011). Posthepatectomy liver failure: a definition and grading by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS). Surgery, 149(5), 713-724. [More Information]
  • Pang, T., Fung, T., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2011). Pyogenic liver abscess: An audit of 10 years' experience. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 17(12), 1622-1630. [More Information]

2010

  • Wang, S., Bester, L., Burnes, J., Clouston, J., Hugh, T., Little, A., Padbury, R., Price, D. (2010). Clinical care and technical recommendations for yttrium microsphere treatment of liver cancer. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 54(3), 178-187. [More Information]
  • Alvarado(-Bachman), R., Choi, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2010). The infracolic approach to pancreatoduodenectomy for large pancreatic head tumours invading the colon. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 36(12), 1220-1224. [More Information]
  • Pang, T., Kuo, S., Hugh, T., Davidson, T., Eckstein, R., Bell, C., Samra, J. (2010). The Role of Peribiliary Cysts in Biliary Obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(10), 699-702. [More Information]

2008

  • Gananadha, S., Samra, J., Smith, G., Smith, R., Liebman, S., Hugh, T. (2008). Laparoscopic ePTFE mesh repair of incisional and ventral hernias. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(10), 907-913. [More Information]
  • Kong, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2008). Pancreatoduodenectomy: role of drain fluid analysis in the management of pancreatic fistula. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(4), 240-244. [More Information]
  • Samra, J., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T. (2008). Surgical management of carcinoma of the head of pancreas: extended lymphadenectomy or modified en bloc resection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(4), 228-236. [More Information]

2007

  • Cosman, P., Shearer, C., Hugh, T., Biankin, A., Merrett, N. (2007). A novel approach to high definition, high-contrast video capture in abdominal surgery. Annals of Surgery, 245, 533-535. [More Information]
  • Smith, R., Xue, A., Gill, A., Scarlett, C., Saxby, A., Clarkson, A., Hugh, T. (2007). High Expression of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-2 (PAI-2) is a Predictor of Improved Survival in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. World Journal of Surgery, 31(3), 493-502. [More Information]
  • Cosman, P., Hemli, J., Ellis, A., Hugh, T. (2007). Learning the Surgical Craft: A Review of Skills Training Options. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77, 838-845. [More Information]
  • Cosman, P., Hugh, T., Shearer, C., Merrett, N., Biankin, A., Cartmill, J. (2007). Skills acquired on virtual reality laparoscopic simulators transfer into the operating room in a blinded, randomised, controlled trial. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 125, 76-81. [More Information]

2006

  • Samra, J., Gananadha, S., Gill, A., Smith, R., Hugh, T. (2006). Modified extended pancreatoduodenectomy: en bloc resection of the peripancreatic retroperitoneal tissue and the head of pancreas. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(11), 1017-1020. [More Information]
  • Bell, C., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Baxter, R., Smith, R., Saxby, A., Nielsen, A., Scarlett, C. (2006). Proteomic profiling of cholangiocarcinoma: Diagnostic potential of SELDI-TOF MS in malignant bile duct stricture. Hepatology, 44(3), 658-666. [More Information]

2005

  • Samra, J., Sved, P., Sullivan, D., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2005). Lipid metabolism in omental adipose tissue during operative surgery. Journal of Surgical Research, 124(1), 23-28. [More Information]
  • Saxby, A., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Smith, R. (2005). Role of duodenojejunostomy in distal duodenal obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75(3), 177-178. [More Information]

2002

  • Rindani, R., Roche, J., Hugh, T., Roach, P., Smith, R. (2002). 131I Lipiodol therapy for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 72(3), 210-214.
  • Biankin, A., Biankin, S., Kench, J., Morey, A., Lee, C., Head, D., Eckstein, R., Hugh, T., Henshall, S., Sutherland, R. (2002). Aberrant p16INK4A and DPC4/Smad4 expression in intraductal papillary mucinous tumours of the pancreas is associated with invasive ductal adenocarcinoma. Gut (English Edition): an international journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, 50, 861-868.

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