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ABSTRACTS

The 2024 Call for Abstracts is now open. In early May, an email will be sent to the submitter (the person who submitted the abstract or video, whether an author or not) to confirm the status (accepted/rejected) of the submission.

Call for Abstracts Submissions is Now Closed

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Abstract Submission & Presentation Information

The various paper, poster, and video presentations all contribute to the conference’s dynamic and interactive learning environment. This is your opportunity to share your research with other national and international surgical professionals! 

 

2024 Abstract and Video Guidelines HERE

Call for Abstracts Submissions is Now Closed

Registration will Open on April 25, 2024

To complete a Conflict of Interest – CLICK HERE

Further details including the location of the paper presentation will be sent in Summer. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact the Canadian Surgery Forum by email at csf@cags-accg.ca.

CSF 2023 Abstract Winners

Top Paper Winner

ACS- 08 Delayed vs. Early Laparoscopic Appendectomy (DELAY) for Adult Patients with Acute Appendicitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Dr. Zuhaib M. Mir

Papers per Sub-Specialty

  • CAGS-81: Assessment of Environmental and Economic Sustainability of Peri-operative Patient Warming Strategies. Dr. Karina  Spoyalo

  • CATS-15 (Ginsberg Award): Stage II/III Esophageal Cancer Patients with Complete Clinical Response post Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy - A Markov Decision Analysis. Dr. Tiago Ribeiro

  • CSCRS-53 (Clinical Award): Modulation of the Gut Microbiota with Fermentable Fibers and 5-Aminosalicylate to Prevent Peri-anastomotic and Metastatic Recurrence of Colorectal Cancer. Dr. Roy Hajjar

  • CSCRS-48 (basic Science Award): A Mucosa-Adherent Bacterium Impairs Colorectal Anastomotic Healing by Upregulating Interleukin-17: The Role of Low-Grade Inflammation as a Driver of Anastomotic Leak. Dr. Roy Hajjar

  • CHPBA-22: Armed Oncolytic Virus VSV-LIGHT/TNFSF14 Promotes Survival and Results in Complete Pathological and Radiological Response in an Immunocompetent Model of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer. Dr. Sarah Mansouri

  • CSSO-17 Adjuvant radiation therapy amongst immigrant and Canadian-born/long-term resident women with breast cancer. Dr. Ashley Eom.

  • CHS-04 Robotic Transabdominal Preperitoneal Grynfeltt Lumbar Hernia Repair with Mesh. Dr. Rachel Liu

  • ACS- 08 Delayed vs. Early Laparoscopic Appendectomy (DELAY) for Adult Patients with Acute Appendicitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Dr. Zuhaib M. Mir

 

Poster Winners per Sub-Specialty

•    CAGS-47: The Association between Gender and Confidence in UBC General Surgery Residents. Dr. Elizabeth Clement 
CAGS-48: Quality Improvement in Timeliness of EPA Completion in General Surgery Residency. Dr. Kara Nadeau
CAGS-46: Holographic Surgical Skills Training: Can We Use Holograms to Teach Hand Tying and Is It Comparable to In-person Learning? Dr. Ge Shi
•   CSCRS-44: Rectal Cancer in the Very Young (Age <40) - More Treatment Worse Survival, A Population-Based Study. Dr. Vanessa Wiseman

  • CSCRS-51: Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Antifibrinolytic Use in Colorectal Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Dr. Lily Park

•    CON/CABPS-14: Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liners Are Superior to Optimal Medical Management in Ameliorating Metabolic Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Dr. Steffane McLennan
•    CHPBA-15: Modulation by PCSK9 of the Immune Recognition of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis. Dr. Yara Haddad
•    CSSO-03  Exploring neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of postoperative breast cancer overall survival. Dr. 
Alisha Jaffer
   CATS-01 (Duranceau Prize): Changes in Sarcopenia Status Predict Survival among Patients with Resectable Esophageal Cancer. Dr. Uzair Jogiat

Canadian Journal of Surgery

All accepted CSF abstracts are published annually in the Canadian Journal of Surgery; the CSF 2023, 2022 and 2021 submissions are available now.

View the 2023 Canadian Surgery Forum abstracts in the Canadian Journal of Surgery.

 

View the 2022 Canadian Surgery Forum abstracts in the Canadian Journal of Surgery.

 

View the 2021 Canadian Surgery Forum abstracts in the Canadian Journal of Surgery.

​Thank you to everyone for their submissions and presentations

Learn more about the review and fast track publications in the Canadian Journal of Surgery for CSF manuscripts

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