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Journal articles

Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Ahmadi N; Barat S; Liauw W; Morris DL, 2024, 'Neoadjuvant chemotherapy does not improve survival for patients with high volume colorectal peritoneal metastases undergoing cytoreductive surgery', World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-024-03392-8

Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Ahmadi N; Morris DL, 2024, 'Repeat cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC for colorectal peritoneal metastases: a systematic review', World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-024-03386-6

Sarofim M, 2024, 'Navigating the inevitable convergence of artificial intelligence and surgical training programs', Surgeon, 22, pp. e155 - e156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surge.2024.03.004

Sarofim M, 2024, 'Psychological safety in medicine: what is it, and who cares?', Medical Journal of Australia, 220, pp. 398 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.52263

Xu Z; Pappas C; Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Morris D, 2024, 'Diagnostic conundrum: massive portal vein pathology in a young patient – benign or malignant?', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 94, pp. 954 - 955, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.18887

Sarofim M; Ahmadi N; Morris DL, 2024, 'Shifting the paradigm of long-term total parenteral nutrition: Lessons from renal dialysis', Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 48, pp. 372 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jpen.2602

Sun SL; Sarofim M; Morris DL, 2024, 'Transhepatic Bromelain and Acetylcysteine for Treatment of Posterior Gastric Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: A Case Report', Anticancer Research, 44, pp. 2239 - 2241, http://dx.doi.org/10.21873/ANTICANRES.17031

Sarofim M, 2024, 'Devil’s advocate: exploring the potential negative impacts of artificial intelligence on the field of surgery', Journal of Medical Artificial Intelligence, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jmai-23-158

Sarofim M, 2024, 'Devil’s advocate: exploring the potential negative impacts of artificial intelligence on the field of surgery', Journal of Medical Artificial Intelligence, http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jmai-23-15

Sarofim M; Slaar A; Dermout S; den Boer F; Engel A, 2024, 'Irritable bowel syndrome worsens faecal incontinence after primary repair of major obstetric anal sphincter injuries', Colorectal Disease, 26, pp. 508 - 514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/codi.16862

Dewhurst SL; Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Morris DL, 2024, 'When all else fails: the colo-duodenal anastomosis', Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjae137

Skalkos E; Sarofim M; Game S; Wijayawardana R; Ahmadi N; Morris DL, 2024, 'Prevalence and predictors of hypercoagulability detected by rotational thromboelastometry in peritoneal malignancy patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery', International Surgery Journal, 11, pp. 323 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20240333

Sarofim M, 2024, 'Letter to the Editor: ESPEN practical and partially revised guideline: Clinical nutrition in the intensive care unit', Clinical Nutrition, 43, pp. 298, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2023.11.014

Pappas CP; Xu Z; Hicks G; Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Morris DL, 2024, 'Massive peritoneal inclusion cyst with secondary abscessation', Surgical Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1744-1633.12691

Sarofim M; Ashrafizadeh A; Gill AJ; de Silva K; Evans J; Clarke S; Pavlakis N; Norton I; Engel A, 2024, 'National screening for colorectal cancer is associated with stage shift to earlier diagnosis', ANZ Journal of Surgery, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.18985

Sarofim M; Engel A, 2024, 'Pragmatic or pristine surgical research', Colorectal Disease, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/codi.17008

Koh T; Sarofim M; Fok KY; Engel A, 2024, 'Can a normal appendix cause problems?', Archives of Surgery and Clinical Case Reports, 6, pp. 1 - 5

Sarofim M; Ashrafizadeh A; Gill A; De Silva K; Evans J; Clarke S; Pavlakis N; Norton I; Engel A, 2024, 'Colonoscopic polypectomy contributes to a clinically relevant shift to earlier colorectal cancer and decreased colorectal cancer incidence', European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 50, pp. 107641 - 107641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejso.2023.107641

Tong CW; Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Morris DL, 2024, 'Peritoneal Tuberculosis in Western Countries: A Rare Case With Concurrent Helminthic Infection.', Cureus, 16, pp. e54438, http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.54438

Sarofim M, 2024, 'Time to develop a new standard for defining success in global surgery training', Journal of Medicine, Surgery, and Public Health, 2, pp. 100050 - 100050, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.glmedi.2024.100050

Karam C; Sarofim M; Fewtrell M; Morgan M, 2023, 'Which tumor came first: Liver or the colon?', Journal of Gastroenterology Research and Practice, 3, pp. 1172 - 1172, http://dx.doi.org/10.52768/jjgastro/1172

Sarofim M, 2023, 'Educating surgeons on the importance of nutrition', Precision Nutrition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PN9.0000000000000056

Sarofim M; Sarofim M, 2023, 'Fostering interdisciplinary colorectal and gynaecology surgery networks during training is crucial to maximise expertise and innovate patient care', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13774

Sarofim M, 2023, 'Empowering rural communities is the catalyst for global surgery equity', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 93, pp. 2569 - 2570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.18704

Sarofim M, 2023, 'The quest for excellence in surgical research', The Surgeon, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surge.2023.09.006

Sarofim M; Ashrafizadeh A; Gill A; De Silva K; Evans J; Clarke S; Pavlakis N; Norton I; Engel A, 2023, '562P Quantifying the effect of colonoscopy and polypectomy rates in stage shift of colorectal cancer and reduced need for adjuvant chemotherapy', Annals of Oncology, 34, pp. S418 - S418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2023.09.1753

Sarofim M; Ashrafizadeh A; Kabir S, 2022, 'A new hernia: Meckel's diverticulum within a parastomal hernia', Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjac398

Sarofim M; Ooi K, 2022, 'Reviewing perianal abscess management and recurrence: lessons from a trainee perspective', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 92, pp. 1781 - 1783, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.17750

Di Re A; Tooza S; Diab J; Karam C; Sarofim M; Ooi K; Turner C; Kozman D; Blomberg D; Morgan M, 2022, 'Outcomes following anastomotic leak from rectal resections, including bowel function and quality of life', , http://dx.doi.org/10.3393/ac.2022.00073.0010

Sarofim M; Di Re A; Descallar J; Toh JWT, 2021, 'Relationship between diversional stoma and mortality rate in Fournier’s gangrene: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, 406, pp. 2581 - 2590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00423-021-02175-z

Huang Y; Sarofim M; Cohen-Hallaleh R, 2021, 'Foreign body perforation of a jejunal diverticulum: a rare cause of rectal bleeding', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91, pp. 465 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.16170

Karam C; Sarofim M; Turner C, 2020, 'Endoscopic retrieval of an impacted chicken bone in a sigmoid diverticulum', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, pp. 2579 - 2581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.15951

Mahin HH; Sarofim M; Lim CS, 2020, 'Necrotic Excluded Gastric Remnant Post Gastric Bypass: A Rare Fatal Complication', CUREUS, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.11559

Sarofim M; Joseph C; Tsang CLN; Lim CSH; Jaber M, 2020, 'Bezoar due to laxatives: a rare cause of acute small bowel obstruction', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, pp. 1776 - 1777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.15621

Joseph C; Tsang CLN; Sarofim M; Lim CSH; Jaber M, 2020, 'Omental band causing gallbladder strangulation: a rare cause of cholecystitis and gallbladder perforation', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, pp. 1807 - 1808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.15696

Trautman J; Sarofim M; Kwok A; Creber N; Winn R, 2020, 'Isolated unilateral vocal fold palsy: a rare complication of base of skull trauma', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, pp. 171 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.15043

Mahin HH; Sarofim M; Jaber M, 2019, 'Paraganglioma of the Gallbladder: An Extremely Rare Pathology', International Journal for Case Reports, 3

Kwok AMF; Sarofim M; Still AB, 2019, 'Terminal ileum within a Spigelian hernia: a rare presentation of small bowel obstruction', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, pp. E564 - E565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14976

Kwok AMF; Sarofim M, 2019, 'Strangulated obturator hernia as an unusual cause of small bowel obstruction', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, pp. E538 - E539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14868

Sarofim M; Attwell-Heap A; Trautman J; Kwok A; Still A, 2019, 'Unusual case of acute large bowel obstruction: endometriosis mimicking sigmoid malignancy', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, pp. E542 - E543, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14869

Sarofim M; Winn R, 2019, 'Rare case of delayed onset colitis due to immunotherapy for malignant melanoma', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, pp. E472 - E473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14768

Sarofim M; Jarmin M; Malka V, 2019, 'Blunt force abdominal trauma: a rare case of multiple splenic pseudocysts', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, pp. 1160 - 1161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14478

Toh JWT; Salindera S; Sarofim M; Turner C; Patapanian H, 2018, 'An unusual cause of bilateral lower limb pitting oedema: Crohn's septal panniculitis diagnostic of erythema nodosum', ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88, pp. E566 - E567, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.13507

Sarofim M; Teo A; Wilson R, 2016, 'Management of alternative pathology detected using CT KUB in suspected ureteric colic', International Journal of Surgery, 32, pp. 179 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.06.047

Menant JC; Schoene D; Sarofim M; Lord SR, 2014, 'Single and dual task tests of gait speed are equivalent in the prediction of falls in older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Ageing Research Reviews, 16, pp. 83 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2014.06.001

Sarofim M, 2012, 'Predicting falls in the elderly: do dual-task tests offer any added value? A systematic review', Australian Medical Student Journal, 3 (2)

Conference Presentations

Sarofim M; Garrett C; Morris DL, 2024, 'Almost a century of cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC', presented at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, 06 May 2024

Sarofim M; Garrett C; Wijayawardana R; Ahmadi N; Morris DL, 2024, 'Deja Vu: repeat cytoreductive surgery in colorectal peritoneal metastases. Should we do it?', presented at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, 06 May 2024

Garrett C; Sarofim M, 2024, 'Do we have psychological safety in surgery?', presented at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, 06 May 2024

Skalkos E; Sarofim M; Wijayawardana R; Ahmadi N; Morris DL, 2024, 'Prevalence and predictors of hypercoagulability as detected by rotational thromboelastometry in peritoneal malignancy patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery', presented at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, 06 May 2024


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