Surgery Section Meeting, March 1988

26/03/1988 in Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin 2

President : Mr. David Lane

A meeting of the Surgical Section of the Academy took place at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on Saturday morning the 26th March, 1988. This was the Out-of-Town meeting which was this year being held in Dublin because of the College meeting that had been held in Bahrain and to which many Fellows of the Academy had been. The President of the Surgical Section, Mr. David Lane took the Chair. Five papers were presented. These ineluded papers on Malignant Melanoma, Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Colorectal Surgery, Immuno Suppression in Relationship to Colorectal Cancer, Pre-operative evaluation of Cardiac Function in Predicting the outcome of Abdominal Aortic Surgery and a Review of Parathyroidectomy.

Each paper provoked a very lively discussion and at the end the President, Mr. David Lane, thanked all the speakers for their presentations and the meeting was closed.