Professor Henry Pleass

Professor of Surgery
Surgery, Westmead Clinical School

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 7738 / 9845 6821


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • Hameed, A., Ng, E., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Lam, V. (2014), Hepatic resection for metastatic melanoma: a systematic review. Melanoma Research. 24(1), 1-10. [Abstract]
  • Cheng, Q., Pang, T., Hollands, M., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Johnston, E., Lam, V. (2014), Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Laparoscopic Versus Open Distal Gastrectomy. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 18(6), 1087-1099. [Abstract]
  • Chung, H., Pleass, H., Yuen, L., Lam, V. (2014), Near death by central line. Emergency Medicine Journal. 31(2), 85081. [Abstract]
  • Lam, V., Laurence, J., Pang, T., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Pleass, H., Richardson, A. (2014), A systematic review of a liver-first approach in patients with colorectal cancer and synchronous colorectal liver metastases. HPB. 16(2), 101-108. [Abstract]


  • Lam, V., Laurence, J., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Allen, R. (2013), Hypothermic machine perfusion in deceased donor kidney transplantation: a systematic review. Journal of Surgical Research. 180(1), 176-182. [Abstract]
  • Richardson, A., Pang, T., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Lam, V., Pleass, H. (2013), The Volume Effect in Liver Surgery-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 17(11), 1984-1996. [Abstract]
  • Lam, V., Laurence, J., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Pleass, H., Richardson, A. (2013), A systematic review of two-stage hepatectomy in patients with initially unresectable colorectal liver metastases. HPB. 15(7), 483-491. [Abstract]
  • Lam, V., Pang, T., Laurence, J., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Pleass, H., Richardson, A. (2013), A Systematic Review of Repeat Hepatectomy for Recurrent Colorectal Liver Metastases. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 17(7), 1312-1321. [Abstract]
  • Thwaites, S., Pleass, H., Allen, R., Lam, V., Yao, J., Kable, K., Jenkins, L., Chen, C., Robertson, P., Hawthorne, W., Ryan, B. (2013), Surgical Morbidity of Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Single-Centre Experience in the Tacrolimus Era. ISRN Transplantation. 2013, 685850.


  • Thwaites, S., Gurung, B., Yao, J., Kable, K., Robertson, P., Ryan, B., Lam, V., Pleass, H., Chapman, J., Hawthorne, W., Allen, R. (2012), Excellent Outcomes of Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplantation in Patients From Rural and Urban Australia: A National Service Experience. Transplantation. 94(12), 1230-1235. [Abstract]
  • Biankin, A., Waddell, N., Kassahn, K., Gingras, M., Muthuswamy, L., Johns, A., Miller, D., Wilson, P., Patch, A., Wu, J., Chang, D., Cowley, M., Gardiner, B., Song, S., Harliwong, I., Idrisoglu, S., Nourse, C., Nourbakhsh, E., Manning, S., Wani, S., Gongora, M., Pajic, M., Scarlett, C., Gill, A., Pinho, A., Rooman, I., Anderson, M., Holmes, O., Leonard, C., Taylor, D., Wood, S., Xu, C., Nones, K., Lynn Fink, J., Christ, A., Bruxner, T., Cloonan, N., Kolle, G., Newell, F., Pinese, M., Scott Mead, R., Humphris, J., Kaplan, W., Jones, M., Colvin, E., Nagrial, A., Humphrey, E., Chou, A., Chin, V., Chantrill, L., Mawson, A., Samra, J., Kench, J., Lovell, J., Daly, R., Merrett, N., Toon, C., Epari, K., Nguyen, N., Barbour, A., Zeps, N., Brancato, M., Rowe, S., Simpson, S., Martyn-Smith, M., Thomas, M., Pettit, J., Tao, J., Dipietro, R., Watson, C., Wong, R., Giry-Laterriere, M., Musgrove, E., Sutherland, R., Grimmond, S., Pearson, J., Pavlakis, N., Guminski, A., Asghari, R., Pavey, D., Das, A., Cosman, P., Ismail, K., O'Connor, C., Lam, V., McLeod, D., Pleass, H., Richardson, A., James, V., Cooper, C., Joseph, D., Sandroussi, C., Crawford, M., Gallagher, J., Texler, M., Forrest, C., Laycock, A., Epari, K., Ballal, M., Fletcher, D., Mukhedkar, S., Spry, N., Deboer, B., Chai, M., Beilin, M., Feeney, K., Ruszkiewicz, A., Worthley, C., Tan, C., Debrencini, T., Chen, J., Brooke-Smith, M., Papangelis, V., Tang, H., Barbour, A., Clouston, A., Martin, P., O'Rourke, T., Chiang, A., Fawcett, J., Slater, K., Yeung, S., Hatzifotis, M., Hodgkinson, P., Christophi, C., Nikfarjam, M., Mountain Victorian Cancer Biobank, A., Eshleman, J., Hruban, R., Maitra, A., Iacobuzio-Donahue, C., Schulick, R., Wolfgang, C., Morgan, R., Hodgin, M., Scarpa, A., Lawlor, R., Capelli, P., Beghelli, S., Corbo, V., Scardoni, M., Pederzoli, P., Tortora, G., Bassi, C., Tempero, M., Kakkar, N., Zhao, F., Qing Wu, Y., Wang, M., Muzny, D., Fisher, W., Charles Brunicardi, F., Hodges, S., Reid, J., Drummond, J., Chang, K., Han, Y., Lewis, L., Dinh, H., Buhay, C., Beck, T., Timms, L., Sam, M., Begley, K., Brown, A., Pai, D., Panchal, A., Buchner, N., De Borja, R., Denroche, R., Yung, C., Serra, S., Onetto, N., Mukhopadhyay, D., Tsao, M., Shaw, P., Petersen, G., Gallinger, S., Mann, K., Jenkins, N., Perez-Mancera, P., Adams, D., Largaespada, D., Wessels, L., Rust, A., Stein, L., Tuveson, D., Copeland, N., Hudson, T., Wheeler, D., McPherson, J., Gibbs, R. (2012), Pancreatic cancer genomes reveal aberrations in axon guidance pathway genes. Nature. 491(7424), 399-405. [Abstract]
  • Vongsuvanh, R., Pleass, H., van der Poorten, D. (2012), Acute necrotizing pancreatitis, gastric ischemia, and portal venous gas complicating intragastric balloon placement. Endoscopy. 44(Suppl 2), E383-E384. [Abstract]
  • Gluer, A., Cocco, N., Laurence, J., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Pleass, H., Richardson, A., Lam, V. (2012), Systematic review of actual 10-year survival following resection for hepatocellular carcinoma. HPB. 14(5), 285-290. [Abstract]
  • Lam, V., Spiro, C., Laurence, J., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Pleass, H., Richardson, A. (2012), A Systematic Review of Clinical Response and Survival Outcomes of Downsizing Systemic Chemotherapy and Rescue Liver Surgery in Patients with Initially Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19(4), 1292-1301. [Abstract]
  • Yao, J., Gan, G., Farlow, D., Laurence, J., Hollands, M., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Lam, V. (2012), Impact of F18-fluorodeoxyglycose positron emission tomography/computed tomography on the management of resectable pancreatic tumours. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(3), 140-144. [Abstract]
  • Laurence, J., Tran, P., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Lam, V. (2012), Laparoscopic or open cholecystectomy in cirrhosis: a systematic review of outcomes and meta-analysis of randomized trials. HPB. 14(3), 153-161. [Abstract]
  • de Graaf, E., Kench, J., Dilworth, P., Shackel, N., Strasser, S., Joseph, D., Pleass, H., Crawford, M., McCaughan, G., Verran, D. (2012), Grade of Deceased Donor Liver Macrovesicular Steatosis Impacts Graft and Recipient Outcomes More than Donor Risk Index. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 27(3), 540-546. [Abstract]


  • Haghshenasskashani, A., Laurence, J., Kwan, V., Johnston, E., Hollands, M., Richardson, A., Pleass, H., Lam, V. (2011), Endoscopic necrosectomy of pancreatic necrosis: a systematic review. Surgical endoscopy. 25(12), 3724-30. [Abstract]
  • Lucewicz, A., Wong, G., Lam, V., Hawthorne, W., Allen, R., Craig, J., Pleass, H. (2011), Management of Primary Symptomatic Lymphocele After Kidney Transplantation: A Systematic Review. Transplantation. 92(6), 663-73. [Abstract]
  • Laurence, J., Sandroussi, C., Lam, V., Pleass, H., Eslick, G., Allen, R. (2011), Utilization of Small Pediatric Donor Kidneys: A Decision Analysis. Transplantation. 91(10), 1110-3. [Abstract]
  • Lucewicz, A., Isaacs, A., Allen, R., Lam, V., Angelides, S., Pleass, H. (2011), Torsion of intraperitoneal kidney transplant. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(5), 299–302. [Abstract]
  • Yunaev, M., Ling, A., Abbas, S., Suen, M., Pleass, H. (2011), Abdominal tuberculosis: an easily forgotten diagnosis. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(7-8), 559-560. [Abstract]


  • Crane, C., Lam, V., Alsakran, A., Vasilaras, A., Lau, H., Ryan, B., Pleass, H., Allen, R. (2010), Are there anatomical barriers to laparoscopic donor nephrectomy?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80(11), 781-785. [Abstract]
  • Prakoso, E., Verran, D., Dilworth, P., Kyd, G., Tang, P., Tse, C., Koorey, D., Strasser, S., Stormon, M., Shun, A., Thomas, G., Joseph, D., Pleass, H., Gallagher, J., Allen, R., Crawford, M., McCaughan, G., Shackel, N. (2010), Increasing liver transplantation waiting list mortality: a report from the Australian National Liver Transplantation Unit, Sydney. Internal Medicine Journal. 40(9), 619-625. [Abstract]
  • Lam, V., Pleass, H., Hawthorne, W., Allen, R. (2010), Evolution of pancreas transplant surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80(6), 411-418. [Abstract]


  • Sandroussi, C., Crawford, M., Lockwood, D., Tang, P., Gallagher, J., Pleass, H., Strasser, S., Shackel, N., McCaughan, G., Verran, D. (2009), Donor and recipient selection leads to good patient and graft outcomes for right lobe split transplantation versus whole graft liver transplantation in adult recipients. Liver Transplantation. 15(11), 1586-1593. [Abstract]
  • Suh, N., Ryan, B., Allen, R., O'Connell, P., Pleass, H. (2009), Simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation from organ donation after cardiac death. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(4), 245-256. [Abstract]
  • Lam, V., Laurence, J., Robertson, P., Hawthorne, W., Ryan, B., Lau, H., Allen, R., Pleass, H. (2009), En bloc paediatric kidney transplant: is this the best use of a scarce resource?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(1-2), 27-32. [Abstract]