PROFESSOR BENJAMIN THOMSON, MBBS FRACS

Hepatobiliary & Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Benjamin Thomson is a Melbourne based surgeon with advanced clinical expertise in the treatment of gallstone and gallbladder disease as well as cancer of the liver, pancreas and bile duct. Originally a medical graduate of The University of Melbourne in 1992, he went on to be awarded his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2001 and to complete a Doctor of Medical Science in 2013.

Ben’s remarkable career is enriched with international experience as well as attainment of lead roles in major Victorian institutions. Noted for his surgical excellence, Ben is also a published author and has a long list of well regarded research papers. As an academic, he is a sought after speaker at local, national and international events.

His approach to patient care is led by genuine compassion, care and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes. Ben treats patients in both private and public institutions in Melbourne as well as North Eastern Victoria.

CLINICAL AREAS OF INTEREST

A/Prof Benjamin Thomson is the Head of General Surgical Specialties at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Director of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tumour Stream at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Royal Women’s Hospital.

His clinical areas of interest include:

  • Liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery including ERCP
  • Gallbladder surgery and Gallstone disease
  • Upper Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Cancer surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Trauma surgery

POSITIONS HELD

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Head of General Surgical Specialties
  • Director of the Upper Gastro-Intestinal Tumour Stream
  • Deputy Director of Trauma Services
  • RMH Victorian Medical Assistance Team (VMAT)
  • Consultant Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB), Trauma & General Surgeon

The University of Melbourne

  • Honorary Clinical Associate Professor

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

  • Director of the Upper Gastro-Intestinal Tumour Stream
  • Consultant Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Court of Examiners (General Surgery)

Melbourne Private Hospital

  • HPB & General Surgeon

Epworth Richmond Hospital

  • HPB & General Surgeon

St Vincent’s Private Hospital

  • HPB & General Surgeon

St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne

  • Honorary General Surgeon

Frances Perry Private Hospital

  • HPB & General Surgeon

MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (IHPBA)
Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association (ANZHPBA)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
  • Executive of Australian and New Zealand Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
  • Member of Court of Examiners in General Surgery of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member of Upper G/I section of RACS
  • Member of Medical Advisory Board of Invivo Medical Indemnity Insurance Company

PUBLICATIONS

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. A case of spontaneous bile leak. Peng C, Chubb D, Thomson B, Miller F. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2015 December 17 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Outcomes in emergency general surgery following the introduction of a consultant-led unit. Shakerian R, Thomson BN, Gorelik A, Hayes IP, Skandarajah AR. British Journal of Surgery. 2015; 102(13): 1726-1732. Epub 2015 Oct 22
  3. Emergency management of gallbladder disease – Are acute surgical units the new Gold Standard? Shakerian R, Skandarajah A, Gorelik A, Thomson B. World Journal of Surgery, 2015; 39(11): 2636-2640.
  4. Changes in the management of liver trauma leading to reduced mortality – 15 year experience in a major trauma centre. Suen K, Skandarajah AR, Knowles B, Judson R, Thomson BN. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2015 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Impact of introduction of an acute surgical unit on management and outcomes of small bowel obstruction. Musiienko AM, Shakerian R, Gorelik A, Thomson BN, Skandarajah AR. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2015 July 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Low anterior resection adjacent to a pancake kidney: case report. Musiienko A, Simpson JAD, Murphy D, Thomson B, Heriot A. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sugery, 2015 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Radiation Fear: Impact on compliance with trauma imaging guidelines in the pregnant patient. Shakerian R, Thomson BN, Judson R, Skandarajah AR. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2015; 78(1): 88-93.
  8. Sustained weight loss after gastric banding revision for pouch-related problems. Beitner MM, Ren-Fielding CJ, Kurian MS, Schwack BF, Skandarajah AR, Thomson BN, Baxter AR, Pachter HL, Fielding GA. Annals of Surgery. 2014; 260(1): 81-86.
  9. Effect of the introduction of an emergency general surgery service on outcomes from appendicectomy. Suen K, Hayes IP, Thomson BN, Shedda S. British Journal of Surgery. 2014; 101(1):e141-6
  10. Preoperative immunonutrition and its effect on postoperative outcomes in well- nourished and malnourished gastrointestinal surgery patients: a randomised control trial. Barker LA, Gray C, Wilson L, Thomson BN, Shedda S, Crowe TC. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 67(8): 802-807.
  11. Management of blunt and penetrating biliary tract trauma. Thomson BN, Nardino B, Gumm K, Robertson AJ, Knowles BP, Collier NA, Judson R. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2012;72(6): 1620-5.
  12. Correlation between histopathological diagnosis of chemotherapy-induced hepatic injury, clinical features and perioperative morbidity. Pilgrim CH, Satgunaseelan, L, Pham A, Murray W, Link E, Smith M, Usatoff V, Evans PM, Banting S, Thomson BN, Michael M, Phillips WA. HPB. 2012; 14(5); 333-340. Epub 26 Mar 2012.
  13. Neuroendocrine Tumours. Hofman M, Michael M, Thomson B, Hicks R. Australian Doctor, February 2012.
  14. The Potential for Neoadjuvant Peptide Receptor Chemoradionuclide Therapy to Render Inoperable Pancreatic and Duodenal Neuroendocrine Tumours Resectable. Barber TW, Hofman MS, Thomson BN, Hicks RJ.European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012; (38)1: 64-71.
  15. Two decades of percutaneous transjejunal biliary intervention for benign biliary disease: a review of the intervention nature and complications. Fontein DBY, Gibson RN, Collier NA, Tse G.T.W, Wang LLK, Speer TG, Dowling R, Robertson A, Thomson B, de Roos A. Insights Into Imaging. 2011; 2(5): 557-565.
  16. mRNA gene expression correlates with histologically diagnosed chemotherapy induced hepatic injury.Pilgrim CHC, Brettingham-Moore K, Pham A, Murray W, Link E, Smith M, Usatoff V, Evans PM, Banting S, Thomson BN, Michael M, Phillips WA. HPB. 2011: 13(11): 811-816.
  17. mRNA gene expression correlates with histologically diagnosed chemotherapy induced hepatic injury.Pilgrim CHC, Brettingham-Moore K, Pham A, Murray W, Link E, Smith M, Usatoff V, Evans PM, Banting S, Thomson BN, Michael M, Phillips WA. HPB. 2011: 13(11): 811-816.
  18. The Developing Clinical Problem of Chemotherapy Induced Hepatic Injury. Pilgrim CHC, Thomson BN, Banting S, Phillips WA, Michael M. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2012; 81(1-2): 23-29. Epub 2011 May 17.
  19. Effect of Type 2 Diabetes on survival and response to treatment in hepatocellular carcinoma. Howell J, Yiu M, Gibson R, Thomson B, Stella D, Marion KE, Prichard PJ and Nicoll AJ. Clinics & Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology. 2011; 35(3): 214-220. Epub 2011 Jan 26.
  20. KRAS Mutation Predicts for Lung Metastasis in Patients with Curatively Resected Colon Cancer. Tie J, Lipton L, Desai J, Gibbs P, Jorissen RN, Christie M, Drummond KJ, Thomson BN, Usatoff V, Evans PM, Pick AW, Knight S, Carne PW, Berry R, Polglase A, McMurrick P, Zhao Q, Busam D, Strausberg RL, Domingo E, Tomlinson IP, Midgley R, Kerr D, Sieber OM. Clinical Cancer Research, 2011; 17(5): 1122-1130. Epub 2011 Jan 14.
  21. The 2009 Samoan Tsunami – The Victorian Disaster Medical Assistance Team Deployment. Grindlay J, Young S, Whitmore S, Crellin D, Thomson BN, Meagher J. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2010; 80(12):867-869.
  22. Diagnosis of solid pancreatic masses by endoscopic utrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration. Wilson JL, Kalade A, Prasad S, Cade R, Thomson B, Banting S, Mackay S, Desmond PV, Chen RY. International Medical Journal. 2009; 39(1):32-37. Epub 2008 Apr 16.
  23. Liver resection and transplantation in the management of iatrogenic biliary injuries. Thomson BNJ, Parks RW, Madhavan KK, Garden OJ. World Journal of Surgery. 2007; 31(12): 2363-2369.
  24. Optimizing the approach to patients with potentially resectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer. Lim E, Thomson BNJ, Heinz S, Chao M, Gunawardana D, Gibbs P. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2007; 77(11): 941-947.
  25. Pancreatic cancer – current management. Thomson BNJ, Banting SW, Gibbs P. Aust Fam Physician. 2006; 35(4): 212-217.
  26. Early specialist repair of biliary injury successful in selected patients. Thomson BNJ, Parks RW, Madhavan KK, Wigmore SJ, Garden OJ.. British Journal of Surgery. 2006; 93(2): 216-220.
  27. Refining the role of laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasound in the staging of presumed periampullary tumours. Thomson BNJ, Parks RW, Redhead DN, Welsh FKS, Madhavan KK, Wigmore SJ, Garden OJ. British Journal of Cancer. 2006; 94(2): 213-217.
  28. Laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasound in the staging of pancreatic cancer. Thomson BNJ. HPB Review, June 2004: 13-16.
  29. Management of biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation. Thethy S, Thomson BNJ, Pleass H, Wigmore SJ, Madhavan KK, Akyol M, Forsythe JLR, Garden OJ. Clinical Transplantation. 2004; 18(6):647-653.
  30. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for phaeochromocytoma. Thomson BNJ, Davies M, Moulton C, Banting SW. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2004; 74(6): 429 – 433.
  31. Palliation of pancreatic neoplasms. Thomson BNJ, Parks RW.. Minerva Chirgurica. 2004; 59(2): 113-122.
  32. Operative treatment of pancreatico-bronchial fistula. Thomson BNJ, Wigmore SJ. HPB. 2004; 6(1): 37-40.
  33. Predicting survival in patients with liver cancer considered for transarterial chemoembolization. Wigmore SJ, Redhead DN, Thomson BNJ, Parks RW, Garden OJ. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2004; 30(1): 41-45.
  34. Benign Schwannoma of the porta hepatits. Powell JJ, O’Sullivan MJ, Thomson BNJ, Redhead DN, Garden OJ. HPB Review, December 2003: 7-9.
  35. Bile duct injury – A plea for early referral. Thomson BNJ, Madhavan KK, Garden OJ. HPB Review, December 2003: 2-4.
  36. Post-chemoembolization syndrome Tumour necrosis or hepatocyte injury? Wigmore SJ, Redhead DN, Thomson BNJ, Currie EJ, Parks RW, Madhavan KK, Garden OJ. British Journal of Cancer. October 2003; 89(8): 1423-1427.
  37. Recognition and management of biliary complications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Thomson BNJ, Cullinan MJ, Banting SW, Collier NA. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. April 2003; 73(4): 183-188.
  38. Oesophagectomy for early adenocarcinoma and dysplasia arising in Barretts oesophagus. Thomson BNJ, Cade RJ Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. March 2003; 73(3): 121-124.
  39. Carotid artery dissection: Another airbag injury Thomson BNJ, Davis SM. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. September 2001; 71(9): 552-553.
  40. Trauma training in Australia and New Zealand – Results of a survey of advanced surgical traineesThomson BNJ, Civil ID, Danne PD, Deane SA, McGrath PJ. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. February 2001; 71(2): 83 88.
  41. Bilateral thoracoabdominal impalement – Avoiding pitfalls in the management of impalement injuries.Thomson BNJ, Knight SR. Journal of Trauma. December 1999; 49(6): 1135 1137.
  42. Transplantation of adult and paediatric horseshoe kidneys. Thomson BNJ, Francis DMA, Millar RJ. Australian and New Zealand Journal Of Surgery. May 1997; 67(5): 279-282.

 

ORIGINAL ARTICLES – COLLABORATOR

  1. Plasma biomarkers as predictors of outcome in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Llovet JM, Peña CE, Lathia CD, Shan M, Meinhardt G, Bruix J; SHARP Investigators Study Group. Collaborators: Pallota MG, Zarba JJ, Boyer M, Riordan S, Strickland A, Tebbutt N, Thomson B, Borbath I, De Greve J, Van Laethem J-, Van Steenbergen W, Van Vlierberghe H, Barrios C, Cosme de Oliveira A, Kotzev I, Takov D, Tchernev K, Burak K, Ma M, Metrakos P, Olweny C, Sherman M, Gamargo Garate C, Martinez-Castillo J, Beaugrand M, Bennouna J, Blanc J-, Bronowicki J-, Degos F, Dominguez S, Grange J-, Hillon P, Raoul J-, Seitz J-, Blum H, Buggisch P, CasparyW, Dollinger M, Gerken G, Göke B, Gregor M, Greten T, Häussinger D, Hilgard P, Scherübl J, Scheulen M, Schmid R, Spengler U, Wiest R, Zeuzem S, Arvanitakis C, Germanidis G, Katsos I, Figer A, Stemmer S, Amadori D, Bolondi L, Cognetti F, Craxi A, Farinati F, Gridelli C, Martoni A, Mazzaferro V, Porta C, Ricci S, Sangiovanni A, Santoro A, Trevisani F, Cisnero Garza LE, Gane E, O’Donnell A, Leon J, Lozano A, Jassem J, Rydzewska G, Szawlowski A, Tomczak P, Badulescu F, Miron L, Kubyshkin V, Bruix J, Forner A, Bustamante Schneider J, Diago M, Montero Alvarez JL, Pascual S, Ruíz del Arbol L, Sangro B, Solá R, Tabernero J, Muellhaupt B, Roth A, Jeffry Evans TR, Falk S, Meyer T, Reeves H, Ross P, Befeler A, Boyer T, Britten C, Byrne T, Garcia-Tsao G, Gold P, Goldenberg A, Heuman D, Kennedy P, Koch A, Llovet JM, Marrero J, Schilsky M, Schwartz J, Schwartz M. Clinical Cancer Research. 2012 Apr 15;18(8): 2290-300. Epub 2012 Feb 28.
  2. Significant reductions in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and clinical isolates associated with a multisite, hand hygiene culture-change program and subsequent successful statewide roll-out. Grayson ML, Jarvie LJ, Martin R, Johnson PD, Jodoin ME, McMullan C, Gregory RH, Bellis K, Cunnington K, Wilson FL, Quin D, Kelly AM; Hand Hygiene Study Group (B Thomson Collaborator) and Hand Hygiene Statewide Roll-out Group, Victorian Quality Council. Medical Journal of Australia. 2008; 188(11): 633-40.
  3. Sorafenib in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Llovet JM, Ricci S, Mazzaferro V, Hilgard P, Gane E, Blanc JF, de Oliveira AC, Santoro A, Raoul JL, Forner A, Schwartz M, Porta C, Zeuzem S, Bolondi L, Greten TF, Galle PR, Seitz JF, Borbath I, Häussinger D, Giannaris T, Shan M, Moscovici M, Voliotis D, Bruix J; SHARP Investigators Study Group (B Thomson Collaborator). New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 359(4): 378-90.

 

PUBLISHED GUIDELINES

  1. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrinetumours (GEP NETs) Clinical Oncological Society of Australia. In partnership with Australia and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine, Australia New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Society, Australian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group.
  • Chapter 5. Surgery Authors; Ben Thomson (Chair), Jaswinder Samra, Jonathan Koea, Rob Padbury, Michael Crawford.
  • Chapter 6. Liver directed therapies Authors; Lourens Bester (Chair), Peter Katelaris, Michael Crawford, Ben Thomson, Rob Padbury, Winston Liauw, Jaswinder Samra.

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  1. Re: palliative bypass rarely resolves symptoms for unresectable mesenteric nodal neuroendocrine metastasesThomson BN, Hofman MS, Hicks RJ Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2015; 85(3): 197.
  2. PET screening for metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma. Hofman MS, Ware RE, Thomson BN. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2014; 312(12): 1255-1256.
  3. Is 18 FDG PET really that important for the intra-hepatic staging of colorectal liver metastases? Knowles B, Banting S, Thomson B. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2012; 82(7-8): 565
  4. Ciliated foregut cyst of the liver mimicking a hydatid. Shimokowa K, Kenfield CB, Thomson BNJ. Accepted for publication March 2011. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery.
  5. GIST metastasis to adductor longus muscle. Cichowitz A, Choong P, Thomson BN. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2-11; 81(6): 490-491.
  6. Reply re: Liver Transplantation in the Management of Iatrogenic Biliary Resection & Injury. Thomson BNJ, Parks RW, Madhavan KK, Garden OJ. World J Surg. 2008; 32(6): 1231.
  7. Your view – Early specialist repair of biliary injury. Thomson BNJ, Parks RW, Madhavan KK, Wigmore SJ, Garden OJ. British Journal of Surgery. August 09, 2006.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Operative treatment of choledochal cysts. Thomson BNJ, Garden OJ. Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery. (2e) Clavien PA, Sarr MG, Fong Y, Miyazaki M. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2016 ; 713 – 720. ISBN 978-3-662-46545-5
  2. Benign biliary tract disease (Chapter 11).Thomson BNJ, Garden OJ. A Companion to Specialist Practice: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. (5e). Garden OJ. Edinburgh: Saunders Elsevier, 2014; pp 197 – 217. ISBN 978-0-7020-4961-3
  3. Understanding Cancer in the Liver: a guide for people affected by primary liver cancer or secondary cancer in the liver. Editor – Vivienne O’Callaghan. Reviewed by – Thomson B, Bonello J, Cameron C, Hartley R, Porwal M, Slater K. Cancer Council Australia. In Press 2012.
  4. Benign biliary tract disease (Chapter 11) Thomson BNJ, Garden OJ. A Companion to Specialist Practice: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. (4e). Garden OJ. Edinburgh: Saunders, 2009.
  5. Pancreatic Cancer. Reviewed by St John J, Lipton L, Kosmider S, Thomson B. Cancer Council Victoria: Melbourne. July 2008.
  6. Operative treatment of choledochal cysts. Thomson BNJ, Garden OJ. Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery. Clavien PA, Sarr MG, Fong Y. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2007; pp 641 648.
  7. Preoperative management (Chapter 1) Rosewarne F, Thomson BNJ Fundamentals of Surgical Practice (2e). Kingsnorth, A. Majid A. Greenwich Medical Media, 2006; pp 1-15.
  8. Benign biliary tract disease (Chapter 9) Thomson BNJ, Garden OJ. A Companion to Specialist Practice: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. (3e). Garden OJ. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, 2005; pp 193-216.
  9. The acute abdomen (Chapter 25) Thomson BNJ, Patterson-Brown S. The New Airds Companion In Surgical Studies (3e). Burnand KG, Young AE, Lucas J, Rowlands BJ, Scholefield J. Edinburgh: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2005; pp 557-606.

 

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

  1. PTH-313 Stage IV rectal cancer survival outcomes – a 25 year experience: Abstract PTH-313 Figure 1. Rajendran N, Yap K, Kaneko Y, Thomson B, Ngan S, Michael M, Lynch C, Warrier SK, Heriot AG. Gut, June 2015; 64(s1): A547.1 – A547
  2. PTH-314 Curative management for stage IV rectal cancer – has the potential improved?: Abstract PTH-314 Figure 1. Rajendran N, Yap K, Kaneko Y, Thomson B, Ngan S, Michael M, Lynch C, Warrier SK, Heriot AG. Gut, June 2015; 64(s1): A547.2 – A548
  3. Impact of introduction of an acute surgical unit on management and outcomes of small bowel obstruction. Musiienko A, Shakerian R, Gorelik A, Thomson B, Skandarajah A. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2015; 85(s1):43
  4. Impact of consultant-led care on patient outcomes: Reduction in hospital length of stay and complications. Rose Shakerian R, Thomson B, Hayes I, Gorelik A, Skandarajah A. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2014; 84(s1):65
  5. Impact of consultant-led model model of care on surgical training in emergency general surgery Shakerian S, Thomson B, Hayes I, Skandarajah A. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2014; 84(s1):70
  6. Reduced time to theatre, length of stay and complications for acute biliary disease managed by an emergency general surgical service. Shakerian R, Skandarajah A, Gorelik A, Thomson B. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2014; 84(s1):71
  7. 15 years of liver trauma : An Australian experience. Suen K, Knowles B, Thomson B. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2014; 84(s1):198
  8. Is inpatient trauma care compromised when led by emergency general surgeons without a primary interest in trauma? Wong J, Shakerian R, Skandarajah A, Judson R, Thomson B. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2014; 84(s1):199
  9. Radiation fear: Impact on compliance with trauma imaging in the pregnant patient. Shakerian R, Thomson B, Judson R, Skandarajah A. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2014; 84(s1):200
  10. Impact of an acute general surgery service on the outcomes of appendicectomy. Suen K, Hayes I, Thomson B, Shedda S. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2013; 83(s1):46
  11. Does consultant led care within an acute care surgical unit improve patient outcomes at a level 1 trauma centre. Shakerian R, Skandarajah A, Thomson B, Hayes I. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2013; 83(s1):46
  12. Impact of an emergency general surgical service on time to theatre. Gorski A, Shedda S, Hayes IP, Thomson BN. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2013; 83(s1):46
  13. Hiatal hernia repair after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Beitner M, Skandarajah A, Ren-Fielding C, Kurian M, Thomson B, Fielding G. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2012; 82(s1):12
  14. The role of PET imaging and EUS in pancreatic cancer. Thomson BNJ. HPB, October 2011; 13(s3): 23
  15. Optimum nutritional support in patients undergoing pancreatic surgery. Thomson BNJ. HPB, October 2011; 13(s3): 36
  16. Localization of NET of the pancreas. Thomson BNJ. HPB, October 2011; 13(s3): 58
  17. Candidate gene approach to risk stratifiction of chemotherapy-induced hepatic injury. Pilgrim CHC, Brettingham-Moore K, Pham A, Murray W, Link E, Smith M, Usatoff V, Evans PM, Banting S, Thomson BN, Michael M, Phillips WA. HPB, October 2011; 13(s3): 67
  18. Microwave ablation of liver tumours. Knowles B, Banting S, Thomson B. HPB, October 2011; 13(s3): 79.
  19. Candidate gene approach to risk stratifiction of chemotherapy-induced hepatic injury. Pilgrim CHC, Brettingham-Moore K, Pham A, Murray W, Link E, Smith M, Usatoff V, Evans PM, Banting S, Thomson BN, Michael M, Phillips WA. HPB, October 2011; 13(s3): 67.
  20. Order of surgery: A hepatobiliary approach. Thomson B Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, November 2010; 6 (s3): 135.
  21. Gene expression and polymorphisms related to FOLFOX induced hepatic injury. Pilgrim CHC, Brettingham-Moore K, Satgunaseelan L, Michael M, Thomson BNJ, Phillips W, Thomas R. HPB, April 2010; 12 (s1): 179.
  22. External beam radiotherapy for treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Lim EJ, Chu J, Lipton L, Thomson B, Nicoll AJ. Journal of Gastroenterology and hepatology, October 2009; 24(s2): A284.
  23. The role of hepatic resection for breast cancer liver metastases. Tasevski R, Kenfield C, Gogos A, Collier N, Thomson B. Canadian Journal of Surgery, June 2009; 52(3): 256-261.
  24. Refining the role of laparoscopic ultrasound in pancreatic cancer. Thomson BNJ, Redhead DN, Madhavan KK, Wigmore SJ, Parks RW, Garden OJ. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2004; 74(s1): A70.
  25. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy in the treatment of phaeochromocytoma. Thomson BNJ, Moulton C, Davies M, Banting SW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2004; 74(s1): A43-44.
  26. Major liver resection is justifiable in elderly patients. Welsh FKS, Thomson BNJ, Wigmore SJ, Madhavan KK, Parks RW, Garden OJ British Journal of Surgery, April 2004.
  27. Outcome of patients with peri-ampullary cancer a specialist centre experience. Welsh FKS, Thomson BNJ, Whigham J, Madhavan KK, Parks RW, Garden OJ. British Journal of Surgery, April 2004; 91 (4): 518-519.
  28. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: An evolution of technique. Moulton CE, Mackay S, Thomson B, Tomlinson J, Banting S. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, May 2003; 73(s1): A30.
  29. Early repair for bile duct injuries satisfactory in selected patients. Thomson BNJ, Wakefield CH, Madhavan KK, Parks RW, Garden OJ. British Journal of Surgery, June 2003; 90 (s1): 3-4.