Clinical Associate Professor Mark Sywak

Clinical Associate Professor
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9437 1731
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Publications

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2013

   
  • Lee, J., Zhao, J., Clifton-Bligh, R., Gill, A., Gundara, J., Ip, J., Glover, A., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S. (2013), MicroRNA-222 and MicroRNA-146b are tissue and circulating biomarkers of recurrent papillary thyroid cancer. Cancer. 119(24), 4358-4365. [Abstract]
  • 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), 1337-1344; discussion 1344-1345. [Abstract]
  • Kruijff, S., Petersen, J., Chen, P., Aniss, A., Clifton-Bligh, R., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Gill, A., Learoyd, D., Sywak, M. (2013), Patterns of structural recurrence in papillary thyroid cancer. World Journal of Surgery. 38(3), 653-659. [Abstract]
  • Kruijff, S., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Gill, A., Delbridge, L. (2013), Negative Parafibromin Staining Predicts Malignant Behavior in Atypical Parathyroid Adenomas. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21(2), 426-433. [Abstract]
  • Versnick, M., Popadich, A., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2013), Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy provides a conservative surgical option for multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1-primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 154(1), 101-105. [Abstract]
  • Xing, M., Alzahrani, A., Carson, K., Viola, D., Elisei, R., Bendlova, B., Yip, L., Mian, C., Vianello, F., Tuttle, R., Robenshtok, E., Fagin, J., Puxeddu, E., Fugazzola, L., Czarniecka, A., Jarzab, B., O'Neill, C., Sywak, M., Lam, A., Riesco-Eizaguirre, G., Santisteban, P., Nakayama, H., Tufano, R., Pai, S., Zeiger, M., Westra, W., Clark, D., Clifton-Bligh, R., Sidransky, D., Ladenson, P., Sykorova, V. (2013), Association between BRAF V600E mutation and mortality in patients with papillary thyroid cancer. JAMA. 309(14), 1493-1501. [Abstract]
  • Wang, L., Versnick, M., Gill, A., Lee, J., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L. (2013), Level VII is an Important Component of Central Neck Dissection for Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 20(7), 2261-2265. [Abstract]

2012

   
  • Bullock, M., O'Neill, C., Chou, A., Clarkson, A., Dodds, T., Toon, C., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Learoyd, D., Capper, D., von Deimling, A., Clifton-Bligh, R., Gill, A. (2012), Utilisation of a monoclonal antibody for BRAFV600E detection in papillary thyroid carcinoma. Endocrine-Related Cancer. 19(6), 779-784. [Abstract]
  • Gifford, A., Colebatch, A., Litkouhi, S., Hersch, F., Warzecha, W., Snook, K., Sywak, M., Gill, A. (2012), Remote frozen section examination of breast sentinel lymph nodes by telepathology. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(11), 803-808. [Abstract]
  • Lee, J., Zhao, J., Clifton-Bligh, R., Gill, A., Gundara, J., Ip, J., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S. (2012), Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in Pregnancy: A Variant of the Disease?. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19(13), 4210-4216. [Abstract]
  • Prichard, R., O'Neill, C., Oucharek, J., Colinda, Y., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M. (2012), A Prospective Study of Heart Rate Variability in Endocrine Surgery: Surgical Training Increases Consultant's Mental Strain. Journal of Surgical Education. 69(4), 453-458. [Abstract]
  • Bullock, M., Duncan, E., O'Neill, C., Tacon, L., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Learoyd, D., Robinson, B., Ludgate, M., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2012), Association of FOXE1 Polyalanine Repeat Region with Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97(9), E1814-E1819. [Abstract]
  • Kahn, C., Simonella, L., Sywak, M., Boyages, S., Ung, O., O'Connell, D. (2012), Postsurgical pathology reporting of thyroid cancer in new South wales, australia. Thyroid. 22(6), 604-610. [Abstract]
  • Vasica, G., O'Neill, C., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Reeve, T., Delbridge, L. (2012), Reoperative surgery for bilateral multinodular goitre in the era of total thyroidectomy. British Journal of Surgery. 99(5), 688-692. [Abstract]
  • Prichard, R., Lee, J., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Fingleton, L., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2012), Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the thyroid: a report of three cases and postulated histogenesis. Thyroid. 22(2), 205-209. [Abstract]
  • Kahn, C., Simonella, L., Sywak, M., Boyages, S., Ung, O., O'Connell, D. (2012), Pathways to the diagnosis of thyroid cancer in New South Wales: a population-based cross-sectional study. Cancer causes & control : CCC. 23(1), 35-44. [Abstract]

2011

   
  • Popadich, A., Levin, O., Lee, J., Smooke-Praw, S., Ro, K., Fazel, M., Arora, A., Tolley, N., Palazzo, F., Learoyd, D., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M., Yeh, M. (2011), A multicenter cohort study of total thyroidectomy and routine central lymph node dissection for cN0 papillary thyroid cancer. Surgery. 150(6), 1048-1057. [Abstract]
  • Oucharek, J., O'Neill, C., Suliburk, J., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2011), Durability of Focused Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy in Young Patients with Sporadic Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18(5), 1290-1292. [Abstract]
  • Suliburk, J., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2011), 1000 minimally invasive parathyroidectomies without intra-operative parathyroid hormone measurement: lessons learned. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(5), 362-365. [Abstract]
  • O'Neill, C., Vaughan, L., Learoyd, D., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M. (2011), Management of follicular thyroid carcinoma should be individualised based on degree of capsular and vascular invasion. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 37(2), 181-185. [Abstract]
  • Abraham, D., Low, T., Messina, M., Jackson, N., Gill, A., Chou, A., Delbridge, L., Learoyd, D., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M. (2011), Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: Long-Term Outcomes of Surgical Treatment. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18(1), 219-225. [Abstract]
  • O'Neill, C., Chang, L., Suliburk, J., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M. (2011), Sutureless thyroidectomy: surgical technique. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(7-8), 515-518. [Abstract]
  • Mevawalla, N., McMullen, T., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2011), Presentation of Clinically Solitary Thyroid Nodules in Surgical Patients. Thyroid. 21(1), 55-59. [Abstract]
  • Chang, L., O'Neill, C., Suliburk, J., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M. (2011), Sutureless total thyroidectomy: A safe and cost-effective alternative. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(7-8), 510-514.
  • O'Neill, C., Chan, C., Symons, J., Learoyd, D., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Gill, A., Sywak, M. (2011), Parathyroid Carcinoma Encountered After Minimally Invasive Focused Parathyroidectomy may not Require Further Radical Surgery. World Journal of Surgery. 35(1), 147-153. [Abstract]
  • Brown, S., O'Neill, C., Suliburk, J., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Gill, A., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2011), Parathyroid carcinoma: increasing incidence and changing presentation. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(7-8), 528-532. [Abstract]
  • Prichard, R., Edhouse, P., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L. (2011), Post-operative partial hypoparathyroidism: an under-recognized disorder. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(7-8), 524-527. [Abstract]

2010

   
  • O'Neill, C., Bullock, M., Chou, A., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Robinson, B., Gill, A., Learoyd, D., Clifton-Bligh, R., Sywak, M. (2010), BRAF(V600E) mutation is associated with an increased risk of nodal recurrence requiring reoperative surgery in patients with papillary thyroid cancer. Surgery. 148(6), 1139-1146. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, J., McMullen, T., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Robinson, B., Delbridge, L. (2010), Predictive value of the Delphian and level VI nodes in papillary thyroid cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80(11), 834-838. [Abstract]
  • O'Neill, C., Spence, A., Logan, B., Suliburk, J., Soon, P., Learoyd, D., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M. (2010), Adrenal incidentalomas: Risk of adrenocortical carcinoma and clinical outcomes. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 102(5), 450-453. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Ihre-Lundgren, C., Gill, A., McMullen, T., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2010), Correlation between indeterminate aspiration cytology and final histopathology of thyroid neoplasms. Surgery. 148(3), 532-537. [Abstract]
  • Alvarado, R., Meyer-Rochow, G., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2010), Bilateral Internal Jugular Venous Sampling for Parathyroid Hormone Determination in Patients with Nonlocalizing Primary Hyperparathyroidism. World Journal of Surgery. 34(6), 1299-1303. [Abstract]
  • Gill, A., Chou, A., Vilain, R., Clarkson, A., Lui, M., Jin, R., Tobias, V., Samra, J., Goldstein, D., Smith, C., Sioson, L., Parker, N., Smith, R., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Wyatt, J., Robinson, B., Eckstein, R., Benn, D., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2010), Immunohistochemistry for SDHB Divides Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) into 2 Distinct Types. American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 34(5), 636-644. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Bargren, A., Meyer-Rochow, G., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Chen, H., Sidhu, S. (2010), Diagnostic Utility of Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology in Pediatric Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. World Journal of Surgery. 34(6), 1254-1260. [Abstract]
  • McMullen, T., Learoyd, D., Williams, D., Sywak, M., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2010), Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy: Options for Localization and Surgical Therapy. World Journal of Surgery. 34(8), 1811-1816. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Soon, P., Tacon, L., Gill, A., Bambach, C., Sywak, M., Campbell, P., Yeh, M., Wong, S., Clifton-Bligh, R., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S. (2009), miR-195 and miR-483-5p Identified as Predictors of Poor Prognosis in Adrenocortical Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research. 15(24), 7684-7692. [Abstract]
  • Alvarado, R., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2009), Central lymph node dissection as a secondary procedure for papillary thyroid cancer: Is there added morbidity?. Surgery. 145(5), 514-518. [Abstract]
  • Tan, C., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L. (2009), Management of hyperfunctioning single thyroid nodules in the era of minimally invasive thyroid surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(5), 386-389. [Abstract]
  • Meyer-Rochow, G., Soon, P., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M., Bambach, C., Clifton-Bligh, R., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S. (2009), Outcomes of minimally invasive surgery for phaeochromocytoma. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(5), 367-370. [Abstract]
  • Meyer-Rochow, G., McMullen, T., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Robinson, B. (2009), Intra-abdominal insular thyroid carcinoma metastasis. Thyroid. 19(5), 527-530. [Abstract]
  • Ebrahimi, H., Edhouse, P., Lundgren, C., McMullen, T., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L. (2009), Does autoimmune thyroid disease affect parathyroid autotransplantation and survival?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(5), 383-385. [Abstract]
  • Tan, C., Meyer-Rochow, G., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2009), Reoperative adrenal surgery: lessons learnt. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(5), 371-377. [Abstract]
  • Grodski, S., Lundgren, C., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L. (2009), Post-operative PTH measurement facilitates day 1 discharge after total thyroidectomy. Clinical endocrinology. 70(2), 322-325. [Abstract]

2008

   
  • Grodski, S., Brown, T., Sidhu, S., Gill, A., Robinson, B., Learoyd, D., Sywak, M., Reeve, T., Delbridge, L. (2008), Increasing incidence of thyroid cancer is due to increased pathologic detection. Surgery. 144(6), 1038-1043. [Abstract]
  • Sywak, M., Yeh, M., McMullen, T., Stalberg, P., Low, H., Alvarado, R., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L. (2008), A randomized controlled trial of minimally invasive thyroidectomy using the lateral direct approach versus conventional hemithyroidectomy. Surgery. 144(6), 1016-1022. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Au, A., McDonald, K., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Diamond, T., Conigrave, A., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2008), PTH Mutation with Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Undetectable Intact PTH. The New England journal of medicine. 359(11), 1184-1186. [Abstract]
  • Tacon, L., Tan, C., Alvarado, R., Gill, A., Sywak, M., Fulcher, G. (2008), Drug-induced thyroiditis and papillary carcinoma in a minocycline-pigmented black thyroid gland. Thyroid. 18(7), 795-797. [Abstract]
  • Alvarado, R., McMullen, T., Sidhu, S., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M. (2008), Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery for Single Nodules: An Evidence-based Review of the Lateral Mini-incision Technique. World Journal of Surgery. 32(7), 1341-1348. [Abstract]
  • Morris, L., Ituarte, P., Zarnegar, R., Duh, Q., Ahmed, L., Lee, J., Inabnet, W., Meyer-Rochow, G., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Yeh, M. (2008), Laparoscopic adrenalectomy after prior abdominal surgery. World Journal of Surgery. 32(5), 897-903. [Abstract]
  • Soon, P., Delbridge, L., Sywak, M., Barraclough, B., Edhouse, P., Sidhu, S. (2008), Surgeon Performed Ultrasound Facilitates Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy by the Focused Lateral Mini-incision Approach. World Journal of Surgery. 32(5), 766-771. [Abstract]
  • Meyer-Rochow, G., Sywak, M., Reeve, T., Delbridge, L., Sidhu, S. (2008), Surgical trends in the management of thyroid lymphoma. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 34(5), 576-580. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, J., Lundgren, C., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Edhouse, P., Delbridge, L. (2008), The Delphian lymph node in thyroid cancer. Annals of Surgery. 247(3), 477-482. [Abstract]
  • Soon, P., Libe, R., Benn, D., Gill, A., Shaw, J., Sywak, M., Groussin, L., Bertagna, X., Gicquel, C., Bertherat, J., McDonald, K., Sidhu, S., Robinson, B. (2008), Loss of heterozygosity of 17p13, with possible involvement of ACADVL and ALOX15B, in the pathogenesis of adrenocortical tumors. Annals of Surgery. 247(1), 157-164. [Abstract]
  • Soon, P., Yeh, M., Delbridge, L., Bambach, C., Sywak, M., Robinson, B., Sidhu, S. (2008), Laparoscopic surgery is safe for large adrenal lesions. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 34(1), 67-70. [Abstract]
  • Reeve, T., Ihre-Lundgren, C., Poole, A., Bambach, C., Barraclough, B., Sidhu, S., Sywak, M., Edhouse, P., Delbridge, L. (2008), The University of Sydney Endocrine Surgery Database: 50 years of data accrual. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 78(1-2), 7-12. [Abstract]