Dr Thomas Hugh

Senior Lecturer
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

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

T: +61 2 9463 2899
F: +61 2 9926 5226

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


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Wilson, O., Argueta, M., Hugh, T., Chou, A., Samra, J., Gill, A. (2014), Frozen section of the pancreatic neck margin in pancreatoduodenectomy for pancreatic adenocarcinoma is of limited utility. Pathology. 46(3), 188-192. [Abstract]
  • Pang, T., Maher, R., Gananadha, S., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2014), Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysms: a management-based classification system. Surgical endoscopy. 28, 2027-2038. [Abstract]


  • 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. American Journal of Surgery. 206(4), 518-525. [Abstract]
  • 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, 4360¿4363. [Abstract]
  • 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), 984-90. [Abstract]
  • 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, 1327 -1330. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. 1(1), 75-77.


  • Xue, A., Chang, J., Chung, L., Samra, J., Hugh, T., Gill, A., Butturini, 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Williams, N., Gundara, J., Hugh, T., Samra, J. (2012), Many faces of pancreaticobiliary reflux. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(6), 403-407. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]


  • Nahm, C., Ng, K., Lockie, P., Samra, J., Hugh, T. (2011), Focal nodular hyperplasia--a review of myths and truths. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 15(12), 2275-2283. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Rahbari, N., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Maddern, G., Koch, M., Hugh, T., Fan, S., Nimura, Y., Figueras, J., Vauthey, J., Rees, M., Adam, R., Dematteo, R., Greig, P., Usatoff, V., Banting, S., Nagino, M., Capussotti, L., Yokoyama, Y., Brooke-Smith, M., Crawford, M., Christophi, C., Makuuchi, M., Büchler, M., Weitz, J. (2011), Post-hepatectomy haemorrhage: a definition and grading by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS). HPB. 13(8), 528-535. [Abstract]
  • Rahbari, N., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Brooke-Smith, M., Crawford, M., Adam, R., Koch, M., Makuuchi, M., Dematteo, R., Christophi, C., Banting, S., Usatoff, V., Nagino, M., Maddern, G., Hugh, T., Vauthey, J., Greig, P., Rees, M., Yokoyama, Y., Fan, S., Nimura, Y., Figueras, J., Capussotti, L., Büchler, M., Weitz, J. (2011), Posthepatectomy liver failure: a definition and grading by the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS). Surgery. 149(5), 713-724. [Abstract]
  • Koch, M., Garden, O., Padbury, R., Rahbari, N., Adam, R., Capussotti, L., Fan, S., Yokoyama, Y., Crawford, M., Makuuchi, M., Christophi, C., Banting, S., Brooke-Smith, M., Usatoff, V., Nagino, M., Maddern, G., Hugh, T., Vauthey, J., Greig, P., Rees, M., Nimura, Y., Figueras, J., DeMatteo, R., Büchler, M., Weitz, J. (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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Gundara, J., Alvarado-Bachmann, 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. [Abstract]


  • Alvarado-Bachmann, 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 : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology. 36(12), 1220-4. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]


  • Gananadha, S., Samra, J., Smith, G., Smith, R., Leibman, S., Hugh, T. (2008), Laparoscopic ePTFE mesh repair of incisional and ventral hernias. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 78(10), 907-913. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]