Scientific Publications and Presentations by Dr Craig Taylor

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Medical journals:

  1. Le Page P, Gibson S, Taylor C. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy –Review of 500 cases in Single Surgeon Australian practice ANZ Journal of Surgery (in-press, accepted Nov 2013)
  2. Taylor C. Reducing the incidence and severity of leak after sleeve gastrectomy: The Omental patch technique. Obesity Surg (2013) 23:1017-1243 (abstract)
  3. Taylor C. Minimising GORD after Sleeve Gastrectomy: 3 Key Technical Principles. Obesity Surg (2013) 23:1017-1243 (abstract)
  4. S I White, D Wright, C J Taylor. A comparison of laparoscopic versus open rectal surgery in 114 consecutive octogenarians. Colorectal Disease 2012; 14(7):e395-9.
  5. Koh C, Martin D, Cavallucci D, Becerril-Martinez G, Taylor C. On the road to single-site laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: lessons learned from 60 cases Surgical Endoscopy (2011) 25:947–953
  6. Taylor C. The advantages and disadvantages of Gastric Banding. Cardiology in General Practice 2010; vol 12 (May) 16-17.
    Anthony Clough, Laurent Layani, Abha Shah, Lucas Wheatley and Craig Taylor. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding in Over 60s Obesity Surgery 2011;21(1) 10-13
  7. Taylor C, O’Rourke N, Nathanson L, Martin I, Hopkins G, Layani L, Ghusn M and Fielding G. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: the Brisbane experience of 46 cases. HPB: journal of the International Hepatobiliary Association 2008; 10(1): 38-42
  8. Taylor C, Layani L, Liew V, Ghusn M, Crampton N, White S. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair without mesh fixation – early results of a large randomised clinical trial. Surgical Endoscopy 2008; 22:757–762
  9. Hacking C, Taylor C, Nathanson L. Common bile duct polyp mimicking choledocholithiasis: a case report with laparoscopic transcystic management. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 2008; 18(3):290-293
  10. Liew V, Taylor C, Ghusn M, Jamnagerwalla M, Layani L. Laparoscopic gastric resection for benign and malignant conditions: Lessons learned from 35 consecutive cases. ANZ J Surg 2007; 77(9): 787-791
  11. Taylor C, Layani L. The results of Laparoscopic adjustable Gastric Banding in patients over 60 years. Is it worthwhile? Obesity Surgery 2006;16(12):1579-1583
  12. Taylor C, Layani L, Ghusn M, White S. Managing perforated Diverticulitis by Laparoscopic lavage. Is Hartmanns really necessary? ANZ J Surg 2006; 76:962-965
  13. Taylor C, Kong J, Ghusn M, White S, Layani L. Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration. Results of 160 consecutive cases with 2-year follow-up. ANZ J Surg 2007; 77(6): 440-445
  14. Taylor C, Wilson T. Long-Term Results Of Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Herniorrhaphy ANZ J Surg 2005; 75: 637-639

Presentations at major national & international scientific congresses

  1. Reflux and the Sleeve Obesity Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress, Sanctuary Cove Queensland October 2013 (Invited Speaker)
  2. Minimising Reflux Symptoms after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy International Federation of Surgery for Obesity Annual Congress Istanbul Turkey August 2013 (video presentation)
  3. Minimising the incidence and severity of staple line leak after Sleeve Gastrectomy- the Omental patch technique International Federation of Surgery for Obesity Annual Congress Istanbul Turkey August 2013 (video presentation)
  4. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy- results of 243 consecutive cases Queensland Sleeve Symposium Brisbane Feb 2011
  5. LapBand- Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Hunter Surgical Society Acute Surgical Care Conference Pokolbin NSW Nov 2011 (Invited Speaker)
  6. Live Hernia Debate- Why we should NOT fix the mesh. Dr Craig Taylor, invited faculty speaker at the Annual Scientific Congress of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons National Harbor Washington DC USA April 2010
  7. Technical aspects in gastric banding: How should we fix the band? Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Brisbane 2009 (invited speaker)
  8. Too old? Too sick? A review of obesity surgery in the high risk patient group.Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Brisbane 2009 (invited speaker)
  9. The results of Laparoscopic adjustable Gastric Banding in patients over 60 years. Is it worthwhile? International Federation of Surgery for Obesity annual scientific congress, Sydney Australia 2006, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Sydney 2006, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Dallas USA 2006, and the Obesity Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand annual meeting Noosa Australia 2005
  10. Access-port infection following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. A comparative trial between conventional hand-sutured and port applicator device placement. International Federation of Surgery for Obesity annual scientific congress, Sydney Australia 2006
  11. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. The results of 500 consecutive cases using the Pars Flaccida technique Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Perth 200, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Fort Lauderdale Florida USA 2005, and the Obesity Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand annual meeting Queenstown New Zealand 2004
  12. Laparoscopic Gastric Resection. The results of 21 cases. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Fort Lauderdale Florida USA 2005
  13. Splenic preservation in laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy- main vessel preservation vs short gastrics alone Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Las Vegas USA 2007
  14. Routine internal biliary drainage after laparoscopic choledochotomy for common duct calculi does not reduce the risk of bile leak Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Las Vegas USA 2007
  15. Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair without mesh fixation – early results of a large randomised clinical trial. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Las Vegas USA 2007
  16. The incidence of pancreatic fistula following laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy- endostaplers vs sutured stump closure +/- fibrin sealant. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Las Vegas USA 2007, and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Sydney 2006
  17. Controversies in Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. Lessons learnt from 46 consecutive cases. International Hepato-Pancreatc-Biliary Association annual congress. Edinburgh Scotland 2006
  18. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration. The results of 160 consecutive cases with 2-year follow-up. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons annual scientific meeting Dallas USA 2006, and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Perth 2005
  19. Managing perforated Diverticulitis by Laparoscopic lavage. Is Hartmanns really necessary? Royal Australasian College of Surgeons annual scientific congress, Perth 2005

Other Publications

  • Gastric Banding Explained- multidisciplinary care is essential published in the ‘San Doctor’ July 2009. click here to see the article
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy to treat morbid obesity published in the ‘San Doctor’ April 2013. click here to see the article (scroll down to page 6)