Harold Ellis Prize

 

Prof Harold Ellis with surgical patients and staff at the Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford in 1948.

About Harold Ellis

Harold Ellis CBE FRCS is Emeritus Professor of Surgery in the University of London and currently a professor in the Department of Anatomy & Human Sciences at King’s College London. Harold Ellis is one of the most notable British surgeons of the past fifty years, renowned both for his teaching and as the author of the definitive student textbook Clinical Anatomy, now in its twelfth edition. He has held positions as a Vice-President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of the Royal Society of Medicine and was president of the British Association of Surgical Oncology.

About the Harold Ellis Prize

The Harold Ellis Prize (est. 2004) is awarded every year to the best paper published in the previous year as voted by the IJS Editorial Board. A shortlist is drawn up using download and citation data or through Editorial Board recommendations. The winner receives the prestige that comes with an international prize and £500 in Elsevier book vouchers.

 

Prize winners 

2020
Winner
Robert Rutledge, Kuldeepak Kular and Naveen Manchanda

2019
Winner
Glasbey, J.; Harries, R.; Beamish, A.; Gokani, V.; Mohan, H.; Williams, A.; Fleming S and the ASiT/BOTA Lost Tribe Study Group
Runner up
Tseng, J.; Nuño, M.; Lewis, A.; Srour, M.; Margulies, D.; Alban, R.


2018

Winner
Paul Lorenz Bigliardi, Syed Abdul LatiffAlsagoff, Hossam Yehia El-Kafrawi, Jai-Kyong Pyon, Chad Tse Cheuk Wa, Martin Anthony Villa
Povidone iodine in wound healing: A review of current concepts and practices

Runner up
Riaz Ahmed Agha, Mimi R. Borrelli, Martinique Vella-Baldacchino, Rachel Thavayogan, Dennis P. Orgill
The STROCSS statement: Strengthening the Reporting of Cohort Studies in Surgery


2017 (now based on 2016 papers)

Winner
Riaz A. Agha, Alexander J. Fowler, Alexandra Saeta, Ishani Barai, Shivanchan Rajmohan, Dennis P. Orgill
The SCARE Statement: Consensus-based surgical case report guidelines

Runner-up
Antonino Agrusa, Giuseppe di Buono, Daniela Chianetta, Vincenzo Sorce, Roberto Citarrella, Massimo Galia, Laura Vernuccio, Giorgio Romano, Gaspare Gulotta
Three-dimensional (3D) versus two-dimensional (2D) laparoscopic adrenalectomy: A case-control study

 

2015 (based on 2015 papers)

Winner
Michal Pedziwiatr, Mikhail Kisialeuski, Mateusz Wierdak, Maciej Stanek, Michal Natkaniec, Maciej Matlok, Piotr Major, Piotr Malczak, Andrzej Budzynski
Early implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) protocol – Compliance improves outcomes: A prospective cohort study

Runner-up
Wolfgang Schaden, Rainer Mittermayr, Nicolas Haffner, Daniel Smolen, Ludger Gerdesmeyer, Ching-Jen Wang
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) – First choice treatment of fracture non-unions?

 

2014

Winner
Oliver J. Muensterer, Martin Lacher, Christoph Zoeller, Matthew Bronstein, Joachim Kübler
Google Glass in pediatric surgery: An exploratory study

Runner-up
Guan-Qi Zhang, Zhi-Wei Zhang, Wan-Yee Lau, Xiao-Ping Chen
Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS): A new strategy to increase resectability in liver surgery

 

2013

N.A. O’Regan, J. Fitzgerald, S. Timmons, H. O’Connell, D. Meagher
Delirium: A key challenge for perioperative care

 

2012

Holger Keil, Wolf Mueller, Christel Herold-Mende, Martha Maria Gebhard, Günter Germann, Holger Engel, Matthias A. Reichenberger
Preoperative shock wave treatment enhances ischemic tissue survival, blood flow and angiogenesis in a rat skin flap model

 

2011

Muhammad Imran Aslam, Ashish Kelkar, David Sharpe, John Stuart Jameson
Ten years experience of managing the primary tumours in patients with stage IV colorectal cancers

 

2010

Saleh El-Awadi, Ayman El-Nakeeb et al.
Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients: A prospective randomized study

 

2009

Colin A. Walsh, Tjun Tang, Stewart R. Walsh
Laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy in pregnancy: A systematic review

 

2008

Agha R, Cooper D, Muir G
The reporting quality of randomised controlled trials in surgery: A systematic review

 

2007

Thomas Schlich
Nobel Prizes for surgeons: In recognition of the surgical healing strategy

 

2006

S. Alam Hannan
The magnificent seven: a history of modern thyroid surgery

 

2005

Winner
Freitas Jr., R.A.
Nanotechnology, nanomedicine and nanosurgery

 

Runner up
Day, J.R.S., Taylor, K.M.
The systemic inflammatory response syndrome and cardiopulmonary bypass 

 

2004

J. Whittle
Preoperative Anthropometric Analysis of the Cleft Child’s Face: A Comparison between Groups