Prof. Mark Whiteley
Prizes for Research

International Prizes

Joint meeting of the Section of Surgery, Royal Society of Medicine and Rotterdam Surgeons, Rotterdam - April 1996 - 2nd Place: Iso-osmotic bowel preparation improves the accuracy of iliac artery colour flow Duplex examination. MS Whiteley, AD Fox, R Harris, M Horrocks

11th International Vascular & Endovascular Course (IVEC) and 4th European Congress of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS) - October 2010 - 3rd Place: An in Vitro Study to Optimise the Treatment of Varicose Veins with RFiTT.
GE Badham, SM Strong, MS Whiteley

National Prizes

Aesculap/Down's/Surgery Innovation Award - 1990 - 3rd Prize: Depth Specific Cone Biopsy Instrument.
MS Whiteley
(ref. Surgery 1991, Number 91, p 2171 2172)

NORMAN TANNER MEDAL AND PRIZESection of Surgery, Royal Society of Medicine - February 1995 - NORMAN TANNER MEDAL AND PRIZE: Iso-osmotic bowel preparation improves the accuracy of iliac artery colour flow Duplex examination.
MS Whiteley, AD Fox, R Harris, M Horrocks

SURGEON-IN-TRAINING MEDAL

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - May 1996 - SURGEON-IN-TRAINING MEDAL: POSSUM and P-POSSUM for predicting mortality - results from 10,000 surgical patients.
MS Whiteley, DR Prytherch, B Higgins, PC Weaver, WG Prout

Royal Society of Medicine, Surgical Division - Guildford, September 2001 -
PRIZE FOR BEST PRESENTATION
: Deep Vein Reconstruction of an Infected Aortic Graft.
L Browning, MS Whiteley

Society of Vascular Technologists, Annual General Meeting - Belfast, November 2002 - PRIZE FOR BEST PAPER: Superficial Femoral Vein Velocities using currently available products aimed at reducing Venous Thrombo-Embolism (VTE) during air travel.
A.G. MacKinnon, A Clarke, C Smith, JM Holdstock, BA Price, MS Whiteley

Vascular Surgical Society of GB & I (VSSGBI) - Harrogate, November 2004 -
VENOUS FORUM PRIZE: Perforator Veins Do Not Remain Closed Following Long Saphenous Vein Stripping - Results Of A Randomised Trial With A One Year
Follow Up.
Kianifard B, Holdstock J, Allan C, Smith C, Price B, Whiteley MS

Society of Vascular Technologists, Annual General Meeting - Edinburgh, November 2006 - PRIZE FOR BEST PAPER: Prevalence of Pelvic Vein Reflux in Female Patients Presenting with Leg Varicose Veins.
JM Holdstock, C Harrison, C Smith, P Marsh, BA Price, CL McGuinness, AJ Lopez, MS Whiteley

Annual Spring Meeting of the Venous Forum of The Royal Society of Medicine - Bristol, March 2007 - Second place for best paper: Is it possible to damage a laser fibre during delivery of tumescent anaesthesia for endovenous laser ablation (EVLA)?
JM Holdstock, CC Harrison, C Smith, P Marsh, CL McGuinness, MS Whiteley, BA Price

Annual Spring Meeting of the Venous Forum of The Royal Society of Medicine – London, April 2013 - PRIZE – Best poster:
Ten Year Results of Radiofrequency Ablation (VNUS Closure®) of
the Great Saphenous and Anterior Accessory Saphenous Veins, in the
Treatment of Varicose Veins
DC Taylor, AM Whiteley, TJ Fernandez-Hart, MS Whiteley

Venous Forum Annual Spring Meeting, Royal Society of Medicine – London, April 2014
FIRST PRIZE

The Effects of Altitude, Temperature, Gas to Sclerosant Ratio, Air vs. 50:50 Mixture of CO2 and O2, Foam Volume, Presence of Silicone and Consecutive Uses of Syringes on the Longevity of Tessari-made Foam for Sclerotherapy
SB Patel, AE Ostler, SJ Santos, TM Pirie, MS Whiteley

Regional Prizes

South West Surgical Club Autumn 1990 - REGISTRAR'S PRIZE: The White Cell Ratio: A More Sensitive Investigation in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis.
MS Whiteley, J Benger, A Hinchliffe

Wessex Surgeons May 1993 - REGISTRAR'S PRIZE: The use of a hand held Doppler to avoid abdominal wall vessels in laparoscopic surgery.
MS Whiteley, SAM Laws, MH Wise

Oxford Regional Surgeons' Meeting - November 1995 - REGISTRAR'S PRIZE:
Clerking in the pre-admission clinic - A comparison of specialist nurse and house officers.
MS Whiteley, KG Wilmott, RB Galland

Oxford University - October 1996 - FREWIN PRIZE: PVRTF (pulse volume recording transfer function) - a simple screening test to detect and localise peripheral arterial occlusive disease.
MS Whiteley, SB Ray-Chaudhuri, R Skidmore, RB Galland

Surrey Vascular Group, Inaugural Meeting, Guildford, January 1999 - IMPRA REGISTRAR'S PRIZE - 2ND PLACE: Patient outcome alone does not justify centralisation of vascular services.
SJ Cook, MD Rocker, MR Jarvis, MS Whiteley

South West Thames Vascular Group - Wimbledon, January 2005 -
PRIZE FOR BEST PAPER
: Strip tract re-vascularisation after stripping of the long saphenous vein - Histological and duplex evidence.
A Munasinghe, P Wilkerson, MB Sikkel, B Kianifard, C Smith, BA Price, JM Holdstock, MS Whiteley

Other Prizes

BMA News Review - November 1995 - LETTER OF THE MONTH: Specialist nurses may not be way forward.
Mark Whiteley - BMA News Review, Nov 1995, p.8

BMA News Review - January 1997 - LETTER OF THE MONTH: Long hours are best for surgical training.
Mark Whiteley - BMA News Review, Jan 1997, p.8

BMA News Review - May 1997 - LETTER OF THE MONTH: Pay cut idea sounds ridiculous to juniors.
Mark Whiteley - BMA News Review, May 1997, Vol 23, No. 9, p.12

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