Vascular Surgery of Tasmania
HomeAppointments and contactsStuart Walker CVVascular ConditionsWhat it all costs?
Stuart Walker CV


Name:               Stuart Robert Walker

Place of birth:    Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Nationality:        Australian and British Citizen.

SCHOOL EDUCATION

Primary schooling was in Rhodesia. Secondary schooling started at Churchill School, Harare, Zimbabwe and completed at Abraham Darby School, Telford, Shropshire, England.

Prizes: "O" Level Biology, "A" Level Biology, "A" Level Physics, The Headmasters Trophy, School colours for Rugby and Athletics.

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, University of London. Pre-clinical entry 1985. Graduation date June 1990.

Prizes: The Hepburn Memorial Prize.

POSTGRADUATE CAREER

Present position.

October 2008 – present -Staff Specialist, Vascular Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital.

Previous positions.

October 2006 to October 2008 - Clinical Director of Surgery and Staff Specialist, Vascular Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia.
April 2003 to September 2006 - Staff Specialist, Vascular Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia.
May 2001 to March 2003 - Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Morecambe Bay NHS Trust, Lancaster, UK.

April 2000 to April 2001 - Specialist Registrar (6th. year), Vascular Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary. Consultants: Prof. P. R. F. Bell, Prof. N. J. M. London, Mr. A. R. Naylor and Mr. M. M. Thompson.

April 1999 to March 2000 - Specialist Registrar (5th. year), General Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary.  Consultants: Mr. D. Lloyd, Mr. S. Uhbi and Mr. G. Robertson.

October 1998 - March 1999 - Specialist Registrar (4th. year), General Surgery, Glenfield General Hospital, Leicester. Consultants: Mr. R. Windle, Ms. A. Stotter, Mr. D. Rew.

May 1998 - September 1998 - Specialist Registrar (4th. year), Vascular Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham. Consultants: Mr. P. W. Wenham and Mr. S. T. MacSweeney.

April 1997 - April 1998 - Thrombolysis Fellow, Queens Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham.

October 1996 - March 1997 - Specialist Registrar (2nd. year), Vascular Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham. Consultants: Mr. P. Wenham, Mr. S. T. MacSweeney, Mr. W. Tennant and Professor B. R. Hopkinson.

April 1996 - September 1996 - Specialist Registrar, (2nd. year), General Surgery, Leicester General Hospital. Consultants: Mr. M. Dennis, Mr. M. Nicholson, Mr. D. Macpherson, Mr. W. Barrie and Mr. M. Thomas.

October 1995 - March 1996 - Specialist Registrar, (1st. year), General Surgery, Peterborough District Hospital, Peterborough. Consultants: Mr. A. D. Wells (colorectal surgeon) and Mr. J. H. Hall (upper GI surgeon).

April 1995 - September 1995 - Career Registrar, General Surgery, Peterborough District Hospital, Peterborough. Consultant: Mr. S. J. S. Kent, (vascular and breast surgeon).

March 1995 - Locum urology registrar Edith Caval Hospital, Peterborough. Consultants: Mr. Gupta and Mr. Turner.

August 1994 - January 1995 - Leicester senior SHO rotation, Urology, Leicester General Hospital. Consultant: Mr. Flynn.

February 1994 - July 1994 - Leicester senior SHO rotation, General Surgery, Peterborough District Hospital and Edith Caval Hospital, Peterborough. Consultants: Mr. J. T. Holmes, Mr. S. J. S. Kent and Mr. R. T. Walker.

August 1993 - January 1994 - Leicester senior SHO rotation, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Groby Road Hospital, Leicester. Consultant: Mr. J. S. Bailey.

February 1993 - July 1993 - Casualty Officer, Accident and Emergency Department, Southampton General Hospital. Consultants: Dr. R. Sleet and Miss. L. Williams.

August 1992 - January 1993 - Senior House Officer, Orthopaedics, Southampton General Hospital. Consultant: Mr. N. M. P. Clarke.

July 1991 - July 1992 - Resident medical officer, Toowoomba Base Hospital, Queensland, Australia.

February 1991 - July 1991 - Medical House Officer, Firm 3, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London. Consultants: Dr. R. Elkeles, (endocrinologist), Prof. Johnson (Professor of Endocrinology), Professor D. Sheridan, (Professor of Cardiology) and Professor P. Sever, (Professor of Clinical Therapeutics).

August 1990 - January 1991 - Surgical House Officer, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough. Consultants: Mr. E. J. Williams and Mr. J. Gilbert.

Examinations .

Advanced basic sciences, Royal College of Surgeons of England, February 1993.

Clinical Surgery in General, Royal College of Surgeons of England, October 1994.

DM Thesis, University of Nottingham. Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Feasibility and clinical implications. January 2000.

Intercollegiate examination in General Surgery (Vascular Subspeciality), February 2000.

Part II examination for Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons May 2005.

Courses completed.

Ionising radiation course, December 1990.

Advanced basic sciences course, Southampton General Hospital, December 1992.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support course, John Radcliff Hospital, Oxford, June 1993.

Urology for the FRCS, The Royal College of Surgeons, London, April 1994.

Cambridge Anastomosis Workshop, June 1994.

Leicester and Nottingham FRCS part 2 course, September 1994.

Advanced Trauma Life Support, Peterborough March 1995 and Leicester November 1999.

Access to major vessels of upper limb and neck. Royal College of Surgeons (England). October 1995.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy course, Leicester General Hospital, April 1996.

Large animal study course, Royal Veterinary College, Potters Bar, November 1997.

Training the Trainers course, Royal College of Surgeons of England, February 2000.

Management for Specialist Registrars, Sheffield Hallam University, December 2000.

The Third Part. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, August 2006.

Educational activities.

All the positions held have included teaching responsibilities. I am experienced in teaching medical students, junior medical staff, surgical registrars and paramedical staff. I have experience in organising tutorials and practical examinations for medical students and postgraduate students. I have been an examiner of medical students for the University of Liverpool and University of Tasmania.

Affiliations.

General Medical Council. Specialist registration. Number 3453632

The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Fellowship number 9013452.

The Medical Council of Tasmania. Number 037637

European Society for Vascular Surgery

Melbourne Vascular Society

International Society for Vascular Surgery

Australia and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery

Publications

Book Chapters.

Walker SR and Hopkinson BR. Durability of the Nottingham aorto-uni-iliac custom built system. In: Greenhalgh RM ed; The Durability of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 449 – 458. WB Saunders, London.

Editorials and review articles.

Walker SR, Sutton CD. The use of Drains in General Surgery. Surgery 1997; 15:7 152-4.

Walker SR, Hopkinson BR. Aortouniiliac stentgrafts for AAA. Cardiovascular Interventions Online. Editorial. September 1998: 2; 29.

Case reports.

Walker SR, Wells AD. Right upper quadrant pain in pregnancy. British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 1997; 58:8.

Walker SR, MacSweeney ST. Plasma expanders used to treat or prevent hypotension can themselves cause hypotension. Postgraduate Medical Journal. August 1998 74(874): 492-493.

Walker SR, Papavassiliou V, Fishwick G, Bell P. Early rupture of a partially treated abdominal aortic aneurysm. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. October 2002.

Osarumwense D, Pararajasingam R, Walker SR. A novel technique to control internal iliac artery back bleeding. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. November 2003 26 (5); 565.

Osarumwense D, Pararajasingam R, Walker SR. Arteritis of the appendix – an unusual cause of right iliac fossa pain. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; 2004 Sep; 16(9); 947-948.

Walker SR, Beasley A. Delayed recannalization angioplasty following traumatic occlusion of superficial femoral and popliteal artery. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2005; 41: 544-7.

Original articles.

Walker SR. A randomised controlled trial comparing a 21G needle with a 23G needle for fine needle aspiration of breast lumps. Journal of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 43, October 1998, 322 - 323.

Walker SR, Yusuf SW, Hopkinson BR. Ten year follow up of patients presenting with lower limb rest pain. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 1998 15: 478-482.

Walker SR, Stone R, Yusuf SW, Braithwaite BB, Wenham PW, Hopkinson BR. Blood transfusion requirements in patients undergoing endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. November 1998; 16(5): 390.

Walker SR, Halliday K, Davidson I, Yusuf SW, Whitaker SC, Gregson RSH, Hopkinson BR. A study on the patency of the inferior mesenteric and lumbar arteries in the incidence of endoleak following endovascular repair of infra renal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Clinical Radiology 1998 53: 593-595.

Walker SR, Wenham PW, Hopkinson BR. Renal complications following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Endovascular Surgery. November 1998. 5(4): 318-322.

Walker SR, Braithwaite BD, Wenham PW, Hopkinson BR. The early complications of femorofemoral crossover grafts following aorta uni-iliac endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Surgery. In press.

Walker SR, Lloyd J, Hopkinson BR. Radiation exposure of the surgical team undertaking endovascular AAA repair. Cardiovascular Interventions Online. September 1998 2; 33.

Walker SR, Tennant S, MacSweeney ST. A randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study to assess the immediate effect of sublingual glyeryl trinitrate on the ankle brachial pressure index, claudication distance and maximum walking distance of patients with intermittent claudication. Journal of Vascular Surgery. November 1998 28(5): 855.

Walker SR, Maciererwicz J, B.R. Hopkinson. Peri-operative and intermediate mortality following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Endovascular Surgery. August 1999 6: 233-238.

Walker SR, Armon MP, Yusuf SW, Tennant WG, Wenham PW, MacSweeney ST, Hopkinson BR. The referral patterns for patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms since the start of an endovascular program. Qatar Medical Journal. In press.

Walker SR, Maciervicie J, Gregson RH, Whitaker SC, Hopkinson BR. A prospective study to assess changes in proximal aortic neck dimensions following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 1999; 29: 625 - 630.

Braithwaite BD, Tomlinson MA, Walker SR, Davies B, Buckenham TM. Earnshaw JJ. Peripheral thrombolysis for acute-onset claudication. British Journal of Surgery. 1999 86(6); 800 – 804.

Elmarasy NM, Soong CV, Walker SR, Macierewicz JA, Yusuf SW, Wenham PW, Hopkinson BR. Sigmoid ischaemia and the inflammatory response following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. 2000 7(1): 21 – 30.

Ludman CN, Yusuf SW, Whitaker SC, Gregson RHS, Walker SR, Hopkinson BR. Feasibility of using Dynamic Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography as the sole imaging modality prior to endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. May 2000, 19; 524-530.

Walker SR, Papavassiliou VG, Bolia A, London N. Subintimal angioplasty of native vessels in the management of occluded vascular grafts. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. July 2001, 22: 41 – 44.

Papavassiliou VG, Walker SR, Bolia A, Fishwick G, London N. Techniques for the endovascular management of complications following lower limb percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. February 2003, 25: 125 – 131.

D. Osarumwense, R. Pararajasingam, Wilson P, Abraham JS, Walker SR. Carotid artery imaging in the United Kingdom: a postal questionair of current practise. Vascular. 2005 May – Jun; 13(3): 173 - 7.

Katsoulis IE, Walker SR. Vasectomy management in Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2005; 87: 131 – 135.

Walker SR, Farraj R, Papavassiliou V, Arvanitis D. A descriptive survey of the different management practices for peripheral IV catheters among Greek, Jordanian and Australian teaching Hospitals. Journal of Infusion Nursing; 29 (2): March/April 2006: 101 – 108.

Jegagnathan S, Walker SR, Lawrence. Reviving the postmortum examination. ANZ Journal of Surgery. May 2006.

Siauw R, Koh EH, Walker SR. Endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysms: Techniques, current evidence and recent experience. ANZ J Surg June 2006: 76(6); 505 – 511.

C. Koh, S.R. Walker. Vascular workload by consultation. ANZ J Surg. In press.

Daniels K, Walker SR, MacInerney G, Cottier D, Stary D. A prospective, double blind comparison of multidetector CT angiography and duplex ultrasound in the assessment of lower limb peripheral arterial disease. Surgery Journal 2006: 1 (2-4); 77 – 83.

Choi J, Burton P, Walker SR, Ghane-Asle S. Abdominal compartment syndrome following ruptured AAA: Contrasting views. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Aug 2008; 78(8): 648 - 653.

Walker SR, Orlikowski C. A randomised study of ilio-inguinal nerve blocks following inguinal hernia repair – A stopped trial. International Journal of Surgery. 2008 6 (1); 23 - 27.

L Lefter, S.R. Walker, F. Dewhurst, W. Turner. Operative notes audit – facts and ways to improve. ANZ Journal of Surgery. In press.

Abstracts.

Walker SR, Yusuf SW, Wenham PW, MacSweeney ST, Tennant WG, Hopkinson BR. The intermediate mortality outcome of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Endovascular Surgery, 5 (Supplement 1) I-35, February 1998.

Walker SR, MacSweeney ST. A prospective, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover study to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the ankle brachial pressure index, claudication distance and maximum walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication. European Surgical Reassert April 1998, (Supplement 1), 31.

Walker SR, Halliday K, Davidson I, Yusuf SW, Whitaker SC, Gregson RJ, Hopkinson BR. Patent lumbar and inferior mesenteric arteries: Can you predict endoleak after aortic endografting. Journal of Endovascular Surgery 1998; 5 (2): 187.

Walker SR, Braithwaite BD, Wenham PW, MacSweeney ST, Tennant WG, Hopkinson BR. The early complications of femorofemoral crossover grafts following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 31.

Walker SR, Wenham PW, Tennant WG, MacSweeney ST, Hopkinson BR. Renal complications following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 31.

Walker SR, Yusuf SW, Armon M, Hopkinson BR. Patients referred from national centres to a single centre for consideration for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysms repair: reasons for referral and rejection. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 162.

Walker SR, MacSweeney ST. A prospective, double blind, placebo controlled crossover study to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the ABPI, claudication distance and maximum walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 162 – 163.

Walker SR, Braithwaite B, Hopkinson BR. Can a measuring angiogram be used in place of a CT scan in the measurement of proximal neck dimensions in patients with ruptured AAA undergoing endovascular repair. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 163.

Walker SR, Lloyd J, Yusuf SW, Hopkinson BR. Radiation exposure of the surgical team undertaking endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 163.

Walker SR, Yusuf SW, Braithwaite B, Lonsdale R, Wenham PW, Hopkinson BR. Blood product requirements in patients undergoing elective endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. British Journal of Surgery 1998 85 (Supplement 2) 163.

Macierewicz J, Walker SR, Vincent R, Wastie M, Elmarasy N, Hopkinson BR. Perioperative renal function following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with suprarenal and infrarenal stents. British Journal of Surgery 1999; 86: 696.

Mandziak D, Walker S. Management and outcome of arteriovenous dialysis fistula aneurysm in a small teaching hospital. ANZ Journal of Surgery, September 2004; 74(9): A149.

Cham AAM, Smith A, Walker S. The initial experience of larval therapy in Tasmania. ANZ J Surg, 2005; 75 (Suppl). A58.

Walker SR, Cottier D, Beasley A. Subintimal angioplasty is not a dangerous procedure. ANZ J Surg, 2005; 75 (Suppl). A118.

Walker SR, Osarumwense D, Pararajasingham R. Carotid artery imaging: A postal questionair of current practise in the UK. ANZ J Surg, 2005; 75 (Suppl). A 120.

Arvapalli VK, Walker S, Beasley A. Is endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms changing the selection criteria for intervention? – A 5 year retrospective audit in a small teaching hospital. ANZ J Surg, May 2007 (Suppl), A101 – A101.

Letters.

Walker SR. re “Occluding aortic endoluminal stent graft combined with extra-anatomic axillofemoral bypass as alternative management of abdominal aortic aneurysms for patients at high risk with complex anatomic features” Journal of Vascular Surgery. In press.

Walker SR. Reply to letter of Wever JJ and Blankensteijn JD re “A prospective study assess changes in proximal aortic neck dimensions after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 1999. 30(6): 1164.

Walker SR, Daniels K. re “Fate of excluded popliteal artery aneurysms” and “Graft patency is not the only clinical predictor of success after exclusion and bypass of popliteal artery aneurysms”. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 39:3, 697.

Walker SR. re: Laparoscopic bile duct exploration in a rural centre. ANZ Journal of Surgery. In press.

Walker SR. re: Buerger’s disease with intramedullary K wire. European Journal of vascular and endovascular surgery. In press.

Jeganathan VS, Walker SR. re: Peri-operative myocardial injury in patients undergoing surgery for critical limb ischaemia. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2005; 29, 3001 - 304

Presentations.

Coronary Care functions and audit, Grand Round, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London. June 1991

ECMO and Surgery, at the Midlands Cardiothoracic Surgical Society Meeting. December 1993.

Case presentation - Ulcerative jejunoilitis, East Anglian Gut Club. November 1995.

Electing not to insert a graft at the time of popliteal exploration does not mean surgical failure, East of England Vascular meeting, Norwich. June 1996.

A randomised, prospective, blinded, crossover trial to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the ankle brachial pressure index in patients with intermittent claudication. Midlands Vascular Society. March 1997.

A randomised, prospective, blinded, crossover trial to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the ankle brachial pressure index in patients with intermittent claudication. East Midlands Surgical Society, Boston. April 1997.

A randomised controlled trial comparing 21G needle with 23G needle for fine needle aspiration of breast lumps. East Midlands Surgical Society, Boston. April 1997.

Blood product requirements in patients undergoing endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. East Midlands Surgical Society, Doncaster. November 1997.

The role of patent lumbar and inferior mesenteric arteries - can you predict endoleaks. International Endovascular Symposium, Sydney, Australia. December 1997.

The intermediate mortality following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. International Congress XI Endovascular procedures, Phoenix, USA. February 1998.

Patients referred from national centres to a single centre for consideration for endovasular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: reasons for referral and rejection. Midlands Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Sheffield. March 1998.

The prevention of lumbar artery endoleaks following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with selective use of absorbable gelatine sponge. Midlands Vascular Society Annual meeting, Sheffield. March 1998.

A prospective randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover study to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the ankle brachial pressure index, claudication distance and maximum walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication. European Society for Surgical Research, Padua, Italy. April 1998.

The Nottingham Endovascular experience. Inaugural meeting of East Midlands Vascular Nurses, Ashby. May 1998.

Prevention of lumbar artery endoleaks with absorbable gelatin sponge. East Midlands Surgical Society, Nottingham. June 1998.

Early complications of femorofemoral crossover grafts following aorta uni-iliac endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. East Midlands Surgical Society, Nottingham and Eurosurgery 98, Budapest. June 1998.

Renal complications following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Eurosurgery 98, Budapest. June 1998.

The prevention of lumbar and inferior mesenteric artery endoleaks following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the selective use of absorbable gelatin sponge. European Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Paris. October 1998.

A prospective randomised double blind, placebo controlled, crossover study to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the claudication distance and maximum walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication. Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland 32nd Annual Conference, Founders Prize Session, Hull. November 1998.

A prospective study to assess changes in proximal aortic neck dimensions following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland 32nd Annual Conference, Hull. November 1998.

The prevention of lumbar and inferior mesenteric artery endoleaks following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the selective use of absorbable gelatin sponge. Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland 32nd Annual Conference, Hull. November 1998.

A study to assess changes in proximal aortic neck dimensions following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. International Endovascular Symposium ’98, Sydney, Australia. December 1998.

Two year experience of venous thrombolysis. International Endovascular Symposium ’98, Sydney, Australia. December 1998.

The prevention of lumbar artery endoleaks following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with the selective use of absorbable gelatin sponge. International Endovascular Symposium ’98, Sydney, Australia. December 1998.

A randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled study to assess the use of local anaesthetic in the groin wounds following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. International Endovascular Symposium ’98, Sydney, Australia. December 1998.

Peripheral intravenous cannulae – a Postal survey. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Tasmanian Branch Annual Meeting, St. Helen’s. Prize for Best Consultant Presentation.

A blinded comparison of multi slice CTA vs Duplex scan in the assessment of peripheraL arterial disease. Royal Australiasina College of Surgeons Tasmanian Branch Annual Scientific meeting. Coles Bay. October 2005.

A prospective blinded study to compare duplex ultrasound and CTA in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Vascular 2006, Cairns. September 2006.

A randomised double blind placebo controlled study to compare iio-inguinal nerve blocks and local wound inrrigation with local anaesthetic on post operative pain following primary open inguinal hernia repair. RACS Tasmanian Branch Annual Meeting, Launceston 2007.

Operative notes audit – facts and ways to improve. RACS Tasmanian Branch Annual Meeting, Launceston 2007.

A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial to compare ilioinguinal nerve block with wound irrigation in patients undergoing open repair of inguinal hernias – a stopped trial. RACS Annual Scientific meeting, Hong Kong, 2008.

Poster presentations.

Blood product requirements following elective endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. International Endovascular Symposium, Sydney, December 1997 and Eurosurgery 98, June 1998, Budapest.

Changing requirements for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. International Endovascular Symposium, Sydney, December 1997.

Radiation exposure of the surgical team undertaking endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. European Society for Surgical Research, Padua, Italy, April 1998 and Eurosurgery 98, June 1998, Budapest.

Patients referred from national centres to a single centre for consideration for endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: reasons for referral and rejection. Eurosurgery 98, June 1998, Budapest.

A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study to assess the effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate on the ABPI, claudication distance and maximum walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication. Eurosurgery 98, June 1998, Budapest.

Can a measuring angiogram be used in place of a CT scan in the measurement of proximal neck dimensions in patients with ruptured AAA undergoing endovascular repair. Eurosurgery 98, June 1998, Budapest.

Periprocedural myocardial ischaemia in patients undergoing lower limb peripheral angioplasty. Vascular 2006, Cairns.

Vascular workload by consultation. Vascular 2006. Cairns.

Operative notes audit – Facts and ways to improve. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Hong Kong 2008.

Successful endovascular management of simultaneous ipsilateral vertebral and internal carotid artery injuries in a stab wound to the neck. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, Hong Kong 2008.

Journals for which reviews have been performed.

Journal of Endovascular Therapy.

The Lancet.

Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery.


HomeAppointments and contactsStuart Walker CVVascular ConditionsWhat it all costs?