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Delivery of surgical care in Samoa

Delivery of surgical care in Samoa

A team of STaR Centre researchers passionate about improving surgical care in the Pacific undertook a project to identify the barriers and opportunities to improving the delivery of safe, affordable, timely surgical care in Samoa. Our Pacific neighbours, including...
Novel chyme reinfusion device

Novel chyme reinfusion device

STaR centre directors Associate Professor Greg O’Grady and Professor Ian Bissett have developed a novel chyme reinfusion device. High-output enterostomies and enteroatmospheric fistulas (EAF) are common causes of intestinal failure, and may necessitate...
HRC funding for Ian Bissett

HRC funding for Ian Bissett

Ian Bissett and his team have been awarded an HRC Project Grant that will be exploring the ability of a newly developed medical device to improve the outcomes of patients with rectal cancer. Every year in New Zealand around 900 people are diagnosed with rectal cancer....