Surgery Presentations

Dr Wilkinson undertakes surgery presentations for medical professionals. If you wish to attend any of the engagements listed below, please contact the hosting organisation of the relevant event.

Multidisciplinary Updates on Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery in Noosa, Australia (2007 to Present)

Founding faculty member for this event since the first conference in 2007, as a presenter and panellist alongside other invited expert speakers from interstate and overseas.

Most recent program – 8th Update in 2019 (9th update deferred due to COVID-19)

Host:  University of Queensland and the Princess Alexandra Hospital Discipline of Surgery, & PA Research Foundation
Conference program: https://www.pafoundation.org.au/system/redactor_assets/documents/435/Thyroid_Program_2019.pdf

Other scientific meetings

Dr Wilkinson has given presentations at scientific meetings hosted by:

  • Australian Endocrine Surgeons (AES) Postgraduate Course in Endocrine Surgery;
  • Multidisciplinary Update on Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery hosted by the Princess Alexandra Hospital and The University of Queensland; and
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress (RACS ASC).

Topics

Topics investigated by Dr Wilkinson have included:

  • Iodine deficiency in Australia;
  • Management of adrenal incidentaloma;
  • Pitfalls in utilization of intra-operative nerve monitoring in thyroidectomy;
  • Preservation of parathyroids;
  • Strategies in parathyroid exploration;
  • Surgical technique for nerve-sparing axillary dissection for breast cancer;
  • Significance the Tubercle of Zuckerkandl in thyroid surgery; and
  • Thyroidectomy in developing countries.

 

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