John has just returned from Hawaii where he was involved with the head and neck surgery section of the meeting. His presentations included office based thyroid and neck ultrasound, nerve preservation in thyroid surgery, new published guidelines in the management of thyroid nodules and cancer and transoral surgery in throat cancer. John also chaired a […]
John is preparing his schedule for the South Pacific ORL Forum in Honolulu Hawaii He will present on thyroid ultrasound, guidelines in differentiated thyroid cancer, laryngeal nerves in thyroid surgery and transoral surgery in HPV related throat cancer. He is also chairing a session on salivary gland surgery.
John has just returned from a course in Atlanta and Philadelphia on trans oral robotic surgery TORS he will use this technology in treating patients with HPV related oropharyngeal (Throat) cancers. These are the most common mucosal cancers now seen in NZ and the incidence has doubled over the last 2 decades. The deVinci Robot […]
John Had two visiting surgeons on Monday 27 March He did a total thyroidectomy for a large retrosternal thyroid goitre that had previously been attempted and abandoned at another hospital, a parathyroidectomy for a patient with hyperparathyroidism and a thyroid lobectomy for a large thyroid nodule.