Focal Irreversible Electroporation

NanoKnife© IRE Results We have now treated 450 patients since February 2013. All patients have been meticulously followed up (100% follow up) with high-quality MRIs and biopsies, in addition to being offered validated quality of life questionnaires. Our current outcomes for focal irreversible electroporation in the primary setting (not after radiotherapy) is: We are currently conducting […]

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Summary CV

Education M.B.B.S (Honours II Division I), University of NSW1978 F.R.A.C.S. Part I 1980, F.R.A.C.S. (Urology) Part 2 1988 V.Q.E 1980 Awards Professor Stricker was awarded Australia’s 2nd highest award, the Officer of the Order of Australia  (AO) on the Australia Day 2015 Honours list for “Distinguished service to medicine and medical research, as a leading

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Personal Statement Professor Stricker is a urologist and one of the leading experts in the management and treatment of prostate cancer in Australasia. He is the Director of the St Vincent’s Prostate Cancer Centre, Chairman of the Department of Urology at St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Clinic and the Clinical Director of the Australian Prostate

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Recent major

Emmett, L., Tang, R., Nandurkar, R., Hruby, G., Roach, P., Watts, J. A., … Science, M. (2019). 3 year freedom from progression following 68 GaPSMA PET CT triaged management in men with biochemical recurrence post radical prostatectomy . Results of a prospective multi‐center. Journal of Nuclear Medicine epub ahead. https://doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.119.235028 Emmett, L., Van Leeuwen, P.,

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Focal Therapy Valerio, M, Stricker PD, H. U. Ahmed, L. Dickinson, L. Ponsky, Shnier R, C. Allen, and M. Emberton. 2014. Initial assessment of safety and clinical feasibility of irreversible electroporation in the focal treatment of prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis, 17: 343 https://doi.org/10.1038/pcan.2014.33 Ting F, M. Tran, M. Böhm, Siriwardana A, van Leeuwen

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Seeds continue to be utilised in his practice with outstanding results in the appropriately chosen patients. Generally, these patients are people with a low-risk prostate cancer, with minimal urinary symptoms, in middle-age, particularly those wanting a less invasive form of therapy and a very rapid recovery. Recently he did a review of his cases where

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Open Surgery Results

I continue to perform open radical prostatectomy in several situations. Firstly, where robotic prostatectomy is difficult to perform, such as a patient who has extensive adhesions. Robotic is also not the best option where the cancer is extremely extensive and tactile sensation is beneficial. Having performed over 3,500 open radical prostatectomies I have noticed that,

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Robotic Surgery

Results In my hands there is a 96.5% clearance rate in the eradication of early stage prostate cancers and 86% clearance rate in overall cancers. Continence Incontinence after surgery is a major concern shared by many patients. In my hands, 99% of patients gain near perfect continence after robot radical prostatectomy. Some patients due to

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Research into Prostate Cancer Outcomes, New Therapies and Quality of Life I have been the head of the official St Vincent’s Prostate Cancer Research Centre which is the charitable centre set up with the St Vincent’s Sisters of Charity. This centre has been the coordination of clinical research at St Vincent’s for over 20 years.

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The most common cancer in men, prostate cancer is a major health issue. In Australia alone, prostate cancer effects one in every six men and, sadly, two to three percent of all men will die of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer can be cured if detected and treated while still confined to the prostate gland. The

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Clinician and Surgeon

Treating Prostate Cancer 1. Robotic Surgery. Focal NanoKnife ablation for prostate cancer. Brachytherapy for prostate cancer. The latest prostate cancer radiotherapy technique with the MR-Linac machine. Active surveillance. Tailoring and personalising the treatment for prostate cancer. The treatment of high-risk prostate cancer The most accurate assessment of the extent of prostate cancer Extensive experience in

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Evidence Based

As a doctor I need to have objective and validated data on my results. Without it I could not really qualify any success I have or improve my ability to choose the most effective treatment for a particular patient. By the careful collection and analyses of treatment outcomes I have been able to do this.

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