Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
 
Colorectal Surgeons, Melbourne
Our Surgeons
A. Craig Lynch
Assoc. Prof. Craig Lynch

A. Craig Lynch

AWARDS / RESEARCH GRANTS

  • 1997 Royal Australian College of Surgeons Foundation Scholarship
    Tenure 1 year (1998), A$25,000, + A$5,000 (Dept. expenses)
  • 1998 Canterbury Medical Research Foundation
    Travel Grant
  • 1999 Lamar Charitable Trust
    Colonic Neurotransmitters Following Spinal Cord Injury
  • 1999 International Medical Society of Paraplegia
  • Young Scientist Prize
    For best scientific paper from an author under 35 yrs. (DK 3,000)

FELLOWSHIPS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ)
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
  • Australian and NZ Conjoint Committee of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Society of Robotic Surgery
  • European Association for Transluminal Surgery

BOOK CHAPTER

Colorectal Motility and Defecation after spinal cord injury in humans
AC Lynch, FA Frizelle

In LC Weaver (Ed). Progress in Brain Research: Autonomic Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury
Elsevier 2006 pp335-343

 

A. Craig Lynch
Assoc. Prof. Craig Lynch

ORIGINAL PAPERS

  1. Thromboembolism During Neoadjuvant Therapy for Gastrointestinal Cancer.
    Smart PJ, Burbury KL, Lynch AC, Mackay JR, Heriot AG.
    Am J ClinOncol.2013 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. A bi-national perspective on the management of young patients with colorectal cancer.
    Warrier SK, Lynch AC, Heriot AG.
    ANZ J Surg. 2013 Jan 25. doi: 10.1111/ans.12071. [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Prospective single-arm study of intraoperative radiotherapy for locally advanced or recurrent rectal cancer.
    Tan J, Heriot AG, Mackay J, Van Dyk S, Bressel MA, Fox CD, Hui AC, Lynch AC, Leong T, Ngan SY.
    J Med Imaging RadiatOncol. 2013 Oct;57(5):617-25.

  4. Thromboembolism during neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer: a systematic review.
    Smart PJ, Burbury KL, Lynch AC, Mackay JR, Heriot AG.
    Colorectal Dis. 2013; Sept; 15(9):e496-502.

  5. Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from colorectal cancer: treatment options.
    Warrier Sk, Lynch AC
    Colorectal Cancer. 2013, 2(5):441-7.

  6. Early Experience with the Laparoscopic ACE Procedure.
    RW Robertson, AC Lynch, SW Beasley, PN Morreau
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 1999, 69: 308-10

  7. Hydatid Disease in New Zealand: What remains and how should we treat it?
    AC Lynch, RS Stubbs
    New Zealand Medical Journal 1999, 112: 131-4

  8. Comparison of Results of Laparoscopic and Open Antegrade Continence Enema Procedures
    AC Lynch, SW Beasley, RW Robertson, PN Morreau.
    Pediatric Surgery International 1999, 15: 343-6

  9. Anorectal Physiology Following Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Spinal Cord, 2000, 38: 573-580

  10. Bowel Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury: A Description of Bowel Function in a Spinal Cord-Injured Population and Comparison with Age and Gender Matched Controls
    AC Lynch, C Wong, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Spinal Cord, 2000, 38: 717-23

  11. Colonic Neurotransmitters Following Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Techniques in Coloproctology, 2000, 4: 93-97

  12. The Prevalence of Faecal Incontinence and Constipation in a Normal New Zealand Population; A Postal Survey
    AC Lynch, BR Dobbs, J Keating, FA Frizelle
    New Zealand Medical Journal, 2001; 114: 474-7

  13. Bowel Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury; A Review
    AC Lynch, A. Anthony, B.R. Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Spinal Cord 2001, 39: 193-203

  14. Does a Colostomy Alter Quality of Life in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury? A Controlled Study
    N Randell, AC Lynch, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, JA Roake, FA Frizelle
    Spinal Cord 2001, 39(5): 279-82

  15. 10. Review of developments in colorectal surgery in New Zealand
    AB Connolly, FA Frizelle, JP Keating, AC Lynch, MW Thompson-Fawcett, GM Robertson
    New Zealand Medical Journal 2002, 115(1155): 262-5.

  16. Nutritional and Immune Status Following Spinal Cord Injury; A case controlled study
    AC Lynch, C Palmer, AC Lynch, A Anthony, JA Roake, J Frye, FA Frizelle
    Spinal Cord, 2002; 40(12): 627-30.

  17. The utility of laparoscopy in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in women of reproductive age
    van Dalen R, Bagshaw PF, Dobbs BR, Robertson GM, Lynch AC, Frizelle FA
    Surgical Endoscopy 2003; 17(8):1311-3.

  18. Pathological Subgroups may predict Complications but not Late Failure after Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Indeterminate Colitis
    T Gramlich, CP Delaney, AC Lynch, FH Remzi, VW Fazio.
    Colorectal Disease, 2003; 5: 315-9

  19. Comparison of Robotically-performed and Traditional Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
    CP Delaney, AC Lynch, AJ Senagore, VW Fazio
    Diseases of Colon & Rectum, 2003; 46(12):1633-9.

  20. Clinical Outcome and Factors Predictive of Recurrence after Enterocutaneous Fistula Surgery
    AC Lynch, CP Delaney, AJ Senagore, JT Connor, FH Remzi, VW Fazio
    Annals of Surgery, 2004; 240 (5):825-31.

  21. Staging Intra-Abdominal Desmoid Tumors in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: A Search for a Uniform Approach to a Troubling Disease.
    J Church, T Berk, B Boman, J Guillem, C Lynch, P Lynch, M Rodriguez-Bigas, L Rusin, T Weber.
    Diseases of Colon & Rectum, 2005; 48(8):1528-34.

  22. Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis-Vaginal Fistula: A Review.
    S Lolohea, AC Lynch, GB Robertson, FA Frizelle.
    Diseases of Colon & Rectum, 2005; 48:1802-1810

  23. Colorectal motility and defecation after spinal cord injury in humans.
    AC Lynch, FA Frizelle.
    Prog Brain Res. 2006;152:335-43.

  24. Inflammatory bowel disease and the lung: is there a link between surgery and bronchiectasis?
    Kelly MG, Frizelle FA, Thornley PT, Beckert L, Epton M, Lynch AC.
    Int J Colorectal Dis. 2006 Dec;21(8):754-7.

  25. So why are New Zealand-trained doctors leaving?
    Lynch AC
    N Z Med J. 2008 May 9;121(1273):6-8

  26. A Desmoid Tumor Staging System Separates Patients with Intra-Abdominal, FAP-Associated Desmoid Disease by Behavior and Prognosis.
    JM Church, AC Lynch, P Neary, L LaGuardia, E Elayi.
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Jun; 51(6): 897-901

  27. Rectal Cancer – optimal management
    AG Heriot, AC Lynch
    Current Medical Literature – Gastroenterology. 2008, 27(1): 1-8

  28. Rectal Cancer – optimal management
    AG Heriot, AC Lynch
    Current Medical Literature – Colorectal Cancer. 2008, 2(2): 29-36

  29. The role of intraoperative radiotherapy in solid tumors.
    Skandarajah AR, Lynch AC, Mackay JR, Ngan S, Heriot AG.
    Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Mar; 16(3): 735-44. Epub 2009 Jan 14

  30. Treatment of Left sided colonic emergencies: a comparison of US, UK and Australian Surgeons
    DR Kozman, AH Engledow, JO Keck, RW Motson, AC Lynch
    Techniques in Coloproctology 2009, 13:127-133

  31. Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis: Meta-Analysis and Comparison of Outcomes Between Techniques 

    A.G. Heriot, A.C. Lynch
    Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery 
June 2009, 20(2): 88-92

  32. Preoperative staging of rectal cancer.
    Yeung JM, Ferris NJ, Lynch AC, Heriot AG.
    Future Oncol. 2009 Oct;5(8):1295-306

  33. Fecal Diversion in the Management of Perianal Crohn's Disease
    Hong M, Lynch C, Bell S, Woods R, Mackay J, Keck J, Chen F, Johnson M, Heriot AG
    Colorectal Disease, 2011, 13(2):171-6

  34. Intraoperative radiotherapy and colorectal cancer
    JMC Yeung, S Ngan, C Lynch, AG Heriot
    Minerva Chir 2010; 65(2):161-71

  35. International preoperative rectal cancer management: staging, neoadjuvant treatment, and impact of multidisciplinary teams.
    Augestad KM, Lindsetmo RO, Stulberg J, Reynolds H, Senagore A, Champagne B, Heriot AG, Leblanc F, Delaney CP; International Rectal Cancer Study Group (IRCSG).
    World J Surg. 2010 Nov;34(11):2689-700

  36. Metabolic Response of Rectal Cancer Assessed by 18-FDG PET Following Chemoradiotherapy is Prognostic for Patient Outcome
    Yeung JM, Kalff V, Hicks RJ, Drummond E, Link E, Taouk Y, Michael M, Ngan S, Lynch AC, Heriot AG
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 May;54(5):518-525

  37. FDG-PET metabolic response predicts outcomes in anal cancer managed with chemoradiotherapy.
    Day, FL; Link, E; Ngan, S; Leong, T; Moodie, K; Lynch, C; Michael, M; Winton, E; Hogg, A; Hicks, RJ; Heriot, A
    Br. J. Cancer 105, 4980 (2011)

  38. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Bulbar Urethra
    S Memon, AC Lynch, L Cleeve, DG Murphy, MJ Pohl, AG Heriot
    JCO Oct 1 2011: e733-e735.

  39. Preoperative Diagnosis of Lynch Syndrome With DNA Mismatch Repair Immunohistochemistry on a Diagnostic Biopsy
    Warrier, S. K, Trainer, A. H, Lynch, A. C, Mitchell, C, Hiscock, R, Sawyer, S, Boussioutas, A, Heriot, A. G
    Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 2011 vol. 54 (12) pp. 1480-1487

  40. Robotic versus Laparoscopic Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer: A Meta-analysis.
    Memon S, Heriot AG, Murphy DG, Bressel M, Lynch AC.
    Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Feb 16

  41. Twenty-Five-Year Experience with Radical Chemoradiation for Anal Cancer
    JM. Tomaszewski, E Link, T Leong, A Heriot, M Vazquez, S Chander, J Chu, M Foo, M Lee, AC Lynch, J Mackay, M Michael, P Tran, S Ngan
    In press (online 2011) Int J Rad Oncology, Biology, Physics,

  42. A century of abdominoperineal excision for rectal cancer
    WD Wallace , TJ White, AC Lynch, AG Heriot
    Colorectal Cancer Feb 2012, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 25-35

  43. Don't sit on chronic inflammation.
    White TJ, Cronin A, Lo MF, Huynh F, Donahoe SR, Lynch AC, Heriot AG.
    ANZ J Surg. 2012 Mar;82(3):181-2

  44. Thromboprophylaxis among Australasian colorectal surgeons.
    Smart P, Burbury K, Lingaratnam S, Lynch AC, Mackay J, Heriot A.
    ANZ J Surg. 2012 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print]

  45. Facilitated early ileostomy closure after rectal cancer surgery: a case-matched study.
    Memon S, Heriot AG, Atkin CE, Lynch AC.
    Tech Coloproctol. 2012 Aug;16(4):285-90

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

  1. Audit of adherence to GI screening recommendations for Lynch Syndrome Patients.
    Hossack L, Zarghom O, Mitchell G, Shanahan M, Lynch C, Heriot A, Boussioutas A.
    Hereditary Cancer in Clin Practice. 2012 April. 10(2):Supp 2

  2. Bowel Function Following Spinal Injury
    AC Lynch, C Wong, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1998, 68: A57

  3. Hydatid Disease in the 1990’s: How should we be treating it?
    RS Stubbs, AC Lynch
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1998, 68: A86

  4. Early Results Following the Laparoscopic ACE Procedure
    RW Robertson, AC Lynch, SW Beasley, PN Morreau
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1998, 68: A114

  5. Bowel Dysfunction Following Spinal Injury: A Controlled Study
    AC Lynch, C Wong, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1999, 69: A19-20

  6. Colorectal Neurophysiology Following Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, FA Frizelle
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1999, 69: A20

  7. The Incidence of Faecal Incontinence and Constipation in a Normal New Zealand Community:
    A Postal Survey
    AC Lynch, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1999, 69: A27

  8. Healing Problems Following Abdominal Surgery in Spinal Injured Patients: An Analysis of Trace Elements and Immune Status
    A Lynch, C Palmer, AC Lynch, FA Frizelle
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1999, 69: A87

  9. Bowel Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury                               
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, FA Frizelle                               
    Diseases of Colon and Rectum, 1999, 42: A20


  10. Does Colostomy Alter Quality of Life in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury?
    A Controlled Trial
    FA Frizelle, N Randell, AC Lynch, A Anthony, J Roake
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2000, 70: A62

  11. The Utility of Laparoscopy in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Women of Reproductive Age: A Prospective Randomised Study with Long-Term Follow-Up.
    FA Frizelle, PF Bagshaw, RN Van Dalen, GM Robertson, AC Lynch, BR Dobbs.
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2002, 70: CRP08

  12. Wedge vs. Segmental Resection for Complex Enterocutaneous Fistulae                       
    AC Lynch, CP Delaney, AJ Senagore, FH Remzi, VW Fazio.                       
    Colorectal Disease, 2003; 5(Suppl 1): 26.


  13. Treatment of left sided colonic emegencies – a comparison of practice between American, Australian, and British surgeons.
    Engledow A, Lynch AC, Keck J, Jenkinson A, Motson RW.
    Colorectal Disease, 2005,  7( s2): 1-11.

  14. Colorectal Fellowship Training Across the Tripartite: How Does Operative Experience Compare?
    Lynch AC, Heriot AG, Tekkis P, Mackay J, Fazio VW, Nicholls RJ
    Dis Colon Rectum 2008; 5: 667

  15. Accuracy of Pre-operative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography-CT (PET-CT) in the Restaging of Rectal Cancer after Neo-adjuvant Chemoradiation
    Bedi C, Ferris N, Lynch AC, Mackay J, Ngan S, Leong T, Hicks R, Heriot AG
    Dis Colon Rectum 2008; 5: 773

  16. Fecal Diversion in the Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease
    Hong M, Lynch C, Bell S, Woods R, Mackay J, Keck J, Chen F, Johnson M, Heriot AG
    Dis Colon Rectum 2008; 5: 720

  17. Safer Surgery Guidelines – Experience at a tertiary surgical centre
    Lam, J; Heriot, A, Lynch, C
    ANZ J Surg 2009; 79(sup 1): A26

  18. Pseudomyxoma peritoneii: the Peter MacCallum experience
    Parker FJ, Heriot A, Lynch C
    Asia-Pacific J Clin Oncol 2010; 6(Suppl. 3) 178

  19. The surgical approach for low rectal cancer
    Lynch C
    Asia-Pacific J Clin Oncol 2010; 6(Suppl. 3) 126

  20.  Does preoperative chemoradiotherapy influence immunohistochemical
    staining for mismatch repair in patients with rectal cancer?
    J. Yeung, S. K. Warrier, B. Norris, C. Mitchell, G. Mitchell, A. C. Lynch, A. G. Heriot
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 70

  21. Twenty-five year experience of radical chemoradiation for anal cancer
    JM Tomaszewski, A. Heriot, E. Link, M. Vazquez, T. Leong, A. C. Lynch, M. Michael, S Ngan
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 144

  22. FDG-pet metabolic response predicts outcomes in anal cancer managed with chemoradiotherapy
    S. Memon, FL Day, E Linke, S. Ngan, T. Leon, AC. Lynch, M Michael,
    E. De Winton, R. Hicks, A. Hogg, A Heriot
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 146

  23. Stoma related complications following total pelvic exenteration
    C. E. Atkin, A. G. Heriot, A. C. Lynch & S. Memon
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 188

  24.  Young colorectal cancer patients’ attitudes to management
    S. K. Warrier, A. C. Lynch, J. R. Mackay, A. G. Heriot1,2
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 201

  25. Early stoma closure in seprafilm wrapped ileostomies
    S. Memon, C. Lynch, C. Atkin, A. G. Heriot
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 410

  26.  Prospective single arm study of intraoperative radiotherapy for locally advanced or recurrent pelvic cancer – trials and tribulations
    S. Memon, M. Lee, C. Lynch, J. R. Mackay, A. G. Heriot
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 411

  27.  Robotics in surgery
    AC. Lynch
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 132

  28. Colorectal cancer in young patients in the private sector- a familial perspective
    S. K. Warrier, A. C. Lynch, J. R. Mackay, A. G. Heriot
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 523

  29. Preoperative diagnosis of Lynch syndrome with DNA MMR immunohistochemistry on a diagnostic biopsy
    S. K. Warrier, A. H. Trainer, A. C. Lynch, C. Mitchell, A. Boussioutas, A. G. Heriot3
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 524

  30.  A national perspective on the management of young patients with colorectal cancer
    S. K. Warrier, AC. Lynch, AG. Heriot
    Colorectal Disease 2011;13(Suppl.5.): 525

 

POSTERS AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Laparoscopic ACE Procedure: the Christchurch Experience
    AC Lynch, RW Robertson,      RACSASM, Christchurch, NZ, September 1997

  2. Hydatid Disease in the 1990’s: How should we be treating it?
    RS Stubbs, AC Lynch,             RACS ASC, Sydney, Australia, May 1998

  3. Bowel Function Following Spinal Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle, RACS ASC, Sydney, Australia, May 1998

  4. Early Results Following the Laparoscopic ACE Procedure
    RW Robertson, AC Lynch, SW Beasley, PN Morreau, RACS ASC, Sydney, Australia, May 1998.

  5. Comparison of Results of Laparoscopic and Open Antegrade Continence Enema Procedures
    AC Lynch, SW Beasley, RW Robertson, PN Morreau, RACS ASM, Taupo, NZ, August 1998

  6. Bowel Function Following Spinal Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle. RACS ASM, Taupo, NZ, August 1998

  7. Bowel Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury: An Age and Gender Matched Comparison
    AC Lynch, C Wong, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle
    International Medical Society of Paraplegia Australasian Branch Meeting, Brisbane, April 1999

  8. Bowel Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, FA Frizelle. ASCRS Tripartite Meeting, Washington DC, USA, May 1999

  9. Healing Problems Following Abdominal Surgery in Spinal Injured Patients: An Analysis of Trace Elements and Immune Status
    A Lynch, C Palmer, AC Lynch, FA Frizelle.    RACS ASC, Auckland, NZ, May 1999

  10. The Incidence of Faecal Incontinence and Constipation in a Normal New Zealand Community: A Postal Survey. AC Lynch, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle. RACS ASC, Auckland, NZ, May 1999

  11. Colorectal Neurophysiology Following Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, FA Frizelle RACS ASC, Auckland, NZ, May 1999

  12. Bowel Dysfunction Following Spinal Injury: A Controlled Study
    AC Lynch, C Wong, A Anthony, BR Dobbs, FA Frizelle. RACS ASC. Auckland, NZ, May 1999

  13. Bowel Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, A Anthony, FA Frizelle
    International Medical Society of Paraplegia ASM. Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1999

  14. The ACE Procedure
    AC Lynch. New Zealand Stoma Therapist Conference. Christchurch, NZ, September 1999

  15. Bowel Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury
    AC Lynch, BR Dobbs, A Anthony, FA Frizelle.
    Royal College of Surgeons Traveling Meeting. Christchurch, NZ, October 1999

  16. Bowel Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury
    BR Dobbs, AC Lynch, A Anthony, FA Frizelle. NZ Gastro Soc Meeting. Hamilton, NZ, Sept 1999

  17. Does Colostomy Alter Quality of Life in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury? A Controlled Trial
    FA Frizelle, N Randell, AC Lynch, A Anthony, J Roake. RACS ASC, Melbourne, Aust, May 2000

  18. Does Colostomy Alter Quality of Life in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury? A Controlled Trial
    AC Lynch, FA Frizelle, N Randell, A Anthony, J Roake. RACS ASM, Dunedin, NZ, 2000.

  19. The Utility of Laparoscopy in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in Women of Reproductive Age: A Prospective Randomised Study with Long-Term Follow-Up.
    FA Frizelle, PF Bagshaw, GM Robertson, AC Lynch. RACS ASC, Adelaide, 2002

  20. Quality of Life Following Partial or Total Colectomy: Relevance to HNPCC.
    AC Lynch, JM Church, IC Lavery      
    Collaborative Group of Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer. Baltimore, USA, October 2002


  21. Quality of Life Following Partial or Total Colectomy: Relevance to HNPCC.
    AC Lynch, JM Church, IC Lavery.      ASCRS New Orleans, USA, June 2003

  22. The Clinical Course of Desmoid Tumors in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.
    AC Lynch, JM Church, E McGrath, G Ozuner.           ASCRS New Orleans, USA, June 2003

  23. Wedge vs. Segmental Resection for Complex Enterocutaneous Fistulae
    AC Lynch, CP Delaney, AJ Senagore, FH Remzi, VW Fazio.
    RACPGB Annual Meeting.       Edinburgh July 2003.

  24. Quality of Life Following Partial or Total Colectomy: Relevance to HNPCC.
    AC Lynch, JM Church, IC Lavery
    Leeds Castle Polyposis Group and International Collaborative Group on HNPCC
    4th Joint Meeting, Cleveland, USA, September 2003

  25. Diverting Jejunostomy and Home Parenteral Nutrition are Important Adjuncts in the Management of Complex Intestinal Fistulas
    AC Lynch, CP Delaney, AJ Senagore, FH Remzi, VW Fazio.
    American Society for Parenteral Enteral Nutrition, Las Vegas, USA, February 2004.

  26. Surgical Management of the Large Bowel in HNPCC
    NZ Association of General Surgeons Meeting, Hamilton, NZ, August 2005.


  27. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: what the physician needs to know
    New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology ASM. Blenheim, NZ, November 2006.

  28. Follow-up of Colorectal Cancer
    Colorectal Cancer – A Multidisciplinary Approach. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne March 2007

  29. Optimising the Management of High Enterocutaneous Fistulae.
    RACS Annual Scientific Congress, Christchurch 2007

  30. Perineal Flap Reconstruction Following Extended Resection For Pelvic Malignancy
    Yeo A, Heriot AG, Lynch AC, McCombe, DB, Morrison W, Mackay J.
    RACS Annual Scientific Congress, Christchurch 2007

  31. Management of the Patient with Multiple Polyps – Surgical Perspectives.
    Colorectal Cancer – A Multidisciplinary Approach. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne March 2008

  32. Accuracy of Pre-operative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography-CT (PET-CT) in the Restaging of Rectal Cancer after Neo-adjuvant Chemoradiation
    Bedi C, Ferris N, Lynch C, Mackay J, Ngan S, Leong T, Hicks R, Heriot AG
    Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Boston, June 2008

  33. Fecal Diversion in the Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease
    Hong M, Lynch C, Bell S, Woods R, Mackay J, Keck J, Chen F, Johnson M, Heriot AG
    Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Boston, June 2008

  34. Colorectal Fellowship Training Across the Tripartite: How Does Operative Experience Compare?
    Lynch AC, Heriot AG, Tekkis P, Mackay J, Fazio VW, Nicholls RJ
    Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Boston, June 2008

  35. Treatment of Left sided colonic emergencies: a comparison of US, UK and Australian Surgeons
    DR Kozman, AH Engledow, JO Keck, RW Motson, AC Lynch
     Victorian Annual General, Scientific and Fellowship Meeting, 2008

  36. Safer Surgery Guidelines – WHO & the Peter MacCallum Experience
    Lam, J; Lynch, C; Heriot, A.
    Victorian Annual General, Scientific and Fellowship Meeting, 2008

  37. Does Surgical Approach Influence Outcome in Anal Melanoma?
    Knowles B, Tasevski R, Henderson M, Lynch C, Mackay J, Heriot A
    RACS ASC, Hong Kong 2008

  38. Fast Track Surgery – Do you still need Laparoscopy? (Invited speaker)
    Colorectal Cancer – A Multidisciplinary Approach. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne March 2009

  39. Pseudomyxoma peritoneii  (Invited speaker)
    Australian and New Zealand Medical and Surgical Gastrointestinal Week
    Sydney, October 21-24, 2009

  40. The Ashtabula Transfer  (Invited speaker)
    The Victor W. Fazio Meeting, Controversies in Colorectal Surgery
    Melbourne, Feb 2009

  41. Robotic Colorectal Surgery – What’s Next?
    Colorectal Cancer – A Multidisciplinary Approach. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne March 2010

  42. The surgical approach for low rectal cancer
    COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
    Melbourne November 2010

  43.  Robotics in surgery
    AC. Lynch
    Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Cairns, July 2011, Invited talk

  44. Audit of adherence to GI screening recommendations for Lynch Syndrome patients.
    Hossack L, Zarghom O, Shanahan M, Lynch C, Heriot A, Mitchell G, Bousioutas A
    Familial Aspects of Cancer: Research & Practice, Melbourne 2011

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