Focused Issue on Surgery for Urologic Cancers

Posted On 2019-06-21 18:09:28


This focused issue on “Surgery for Urologic Cancers” is edited by Dr. Shomik Sengupta, Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Dr. Shomik Sengupta is a consultant urologist at Eastern Health, Melbourne and Professor of Surgery at the Eastern Health Clinical School of Monash University. Dr. Sengupta has a practice with a uro-oncology subspecialty interest – including open, laparoscopic and robotic cancer surgery. He completed his urological training through the Victorian Section of the Urological Society of Australia & New Zealand (USANZ) and subsequently completed a Uro-Oncology fellowship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic, USA. He has also completed a Masters in Surgery (2002) and a Doctorate in Medicine (2014) through the University of Melbourne.

Focused issue outline:

  1. TP biopsy
    Shomik Sengupta, Jeremy Grummet and Mo Li, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  2. TRUS Bx     
    Dickon Hayne, School of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
  3. Open Prostatectomy
    an Vella, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD, Australia
    Andre Joshi, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Matthew Roberts, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  4. TURBT
    Manish Patel, Department of Urology, Westmead Hospital and Discipline of Surgery, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  5. Radical cystectomy
    Peter C Black, Vancouver Prostate Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Khatereh Aminoltejari, Vancouver Prostate Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  6. PLND for bladder
    Stephen Boorjian, Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
  7. Radical orchidectomy
    Lih-Ming Wong, Department of Urology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Greta Meredith, Department of Surgery, Wimmera Health Care Group, Horsham, Victoria, Australia
    S. Koschel, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bendigo Health, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
  8. Lap radical nephrectomy
    Akbar Ashrafi, USC Institute of Urology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  9. Open radical nephrectomy
    Mark Frydenberg, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
    Arveen Kalapara, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  10. Endoscopic Rx UTUC    
    Shomik Sengupta, Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, VIC, Australia
    Kenny Rao, Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Ruchira Nandurkar, Monash University, VIC, Australia
  11. Total penectomy    
    Mikhail Lozinsky, Department of Urology, Rockingham General Hospital, Perth, Australia
  12. Penile sparing surgery
    Henry Yao, Department of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia
    Justin Chee, Department of Urology, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  13. Inguinal LND
    Jiasian Teh, Department of Urology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nathan Lawrentschuk, Department of Surgical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia