General surgery at Midland

Our research aims to drive quality improvement in clinical pathways, processes and patient outcomes. We are committed to contributing and collaborating on specific national databases and cancer specific data sets.
Colonoscopy after Acute Diverticulitis – Is it Necessary?
Diagnostic Laparoscopy in borderline cases of suspected acute appendicitis: is it the next best option
Predictors of Successful Non-operative Management of Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction 
Implementation of Day Case Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 
(ANZELA-QI) Australia New Zealand Emergency Laparotomy Audit – Quality Improvement
Implementation of Day-case Groin Hernia Repair
The role of quantitative radiological measures of visceral adiposity in diverticulitis
Outcomes of surgery in COVID-19 infection: international cohort study
Use of radiological measures of visceral adiposity as an adjunct for assessment of risk of colorectal adenoma.

Dr Mary Theophilus, Head of Department, General Surgery
Dr Zi Qin Ng, Registrar - General Surgery 
Dr Ruwan Wijesuriya, Consultant General Surgery
Dr Sze Ling Wong, Consultant General Surgery



Ng, Z.Q., Pradhan, S., Moe, K.S., Thirunavukkarasu, P. (2019) Anti-coagulant-induced spontaneous breast hemorrhage. The Breast Journal.  25(4):749-749.

Ng, Z.Q., Moe, K.S., Wijesuriya, R.  (2019) Routine Colonoscopy After Acute Diverticulitis: is it Warranted? Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques.

Ng, Z.Q., Theophilus, M., Navadgi, S., Menon, T., Wijesuriya, R.  (2019) Jejunal Diverticulitis, A Single-Center Experience and Proposed Management Algorithm.  Surgical Infections.  20(6): 499-503.

Ng, Z.Q., Pradhan, S., Wijesuriya, R. (2019) Dilemma of the giant abdominal cyst. BMJ Case Reports. 12:bcr-2018-227255. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-227255

Ng, Z., Pradhan, S., Cheah, K, & Wijesuriya, R. (2018) Haemorrhagic cholecystitis: a rare entity not to be forgotten. (2018) BMJ Case Reports September 21: pii: bcr-2018-226469. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-226469
Chai, D., & Wijesuriya, R. (2016) Deciduosis of the appendix: diagnostic dilemma continues despite MRI evidence. Annals Royal College Surgeons England 98(8):e200-e202. Epub 2016 Aug 23. doi: 10.1308/rcsann.2016.0242

Tan, J., Ng, Z., Tan, H., & Vendargon, S. (2018) Pyopericardium presenting with echocardiographic features of pericardial tamponade in an elderly man. BMJ Case Reports June 27 pii: bcr-2018-224741. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-224741

Tan, J., Ng, Z., Vendargon, S. (2018) Persistent left superior vena cava and absence of innominate vein during coronary artery bypass surgery. BMJ Case Reports. Apr 17; pii: bcr-2018-225271. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-225271