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Health Sciences profile

Ms Tamara Glyn

PositionSenior Lecturer and General Surgeon
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery (Christchurch)
QualificationsMB ChB(Auc) FRACS
Research summaryInflammatory bowel disease; bowel cancer

Research

Tamara Glyn is a general and colorectal surgeon with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. She completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) followed by a Postgraduate Diploma (Pharmacology) before undertaking medical training, graduating with an MB ChB from the University of Auckland in 2007. Tamara trained in general surgery in South Auckland, Palmerston North and Whangarei, being awarded her FRACS in 2014.

She completed the International Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester MN, USA) in 2015 and subsequently spent two further years as a CSSANZ fellow at St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne, Australia) and St James Teaching Hospital (Leeds, UK).

Publications

Shine, R. J., Glyn, T., & Frizelle, F. (2022). Pelvic exenteration: A review of current issues/controversies. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.17734

Glyn, T., & Purcell, R. (2022). Circulating bacterial DNA: A new paradigm for cancer diagnostics [Mini review]. Frontiers in Medicine, 9, 831096. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.831096

Kim, E., Fernando, C., McCombie, A., Bailey, W., Frizelle, F., Glyn, T., Porter, C., Wakeman, C., & Creagh, T. (2021). Abdominal and perineal hernia rates following vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous (VRAM) flap reconstruction : A supraregional experience. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2021.11.002

Glyn, T., Sagar, P., & Frizelle, F. (2021). Re: Malignant transformation of tailgut cysts is significantly higher than previously reported: Systematic review of cases in the literature. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15908

Gatenby, G., Glyn, T., Pearson, J., Gearry, R., & Eglinton, T. (2021). The long-term incidence of dysplasia and colorectal cancer in a Crohn’s colitis population-based cohort. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15756

COVIDSurg Collaborative, and GlobalSurg Collaborative, including, Wright, D., Kieser, D., Rennie, S., Clifford, Z., Frizelle, F., Glyn, T., Lyons, O., O'Grady, M., Roake, J., Ailabouni, R., Alqassab, M., Amer, M., Haddow, J., Hawkins, R., Oliver, T., Saw, K. S., Gaston, M., & Haimona, M. (2021). Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: An international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76, 748-758. doi: 10.1111/anae.15458

Journal - Research Article

Gatenby, G., Glyn, T., Pearson, J., Gearry, R., & Eglinton, T. (2021). The long-term incidence of dysplasia and colorectal cancer in a Crohn’s colitis population-based cohort. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15756

Journal - Research Article

Kim, E., Fernando, C., McCombie, A., Bailey, W., Frizelle, F., Glyn, T., Porter, C., Wakeman, C., & Creagh, T. (2021). Abdominal and perineal hernia rates following vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous (VRAM) flap reconstruction : A supraregional experience. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2021.11.002

Journal - Research Article

Glyn Mullaney, T., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Quality of life outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer. Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery, 31, 100767. doi: 10.1016/j.scrs.2020.100767

Journal - Research Article

Glyn Mullaney, T., McCombie, A., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., & Gearry, R. (2020). Surveillance for dysplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: An updated national survey of colonoscopic practice in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1517), 56-65. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Hawkins, A. T., Wise, P. E., Chan, T., Lee, J. T., Glyn Mullaney, T., Wood, V., Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F., … Lightner, A. L. (2020). Diverticulitis: An update from the age old paradigm. Current Problems in Surgery, 57, 100862. doi: 10.1016/j.cpsurg.2020.100862

Journal - Research Article

Tranter-Entwistle, I., Mullaney, T. G., Noah, K., Pearson, J., Falvey, J., Gearry, R., & Eglinton, T. (2020). Long-term incidence of dysplasia and colorectal cancer in an ulcerative colitis population-based cohort. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, 821-825. doi: 10.1111/ans.15686

Journal - Research Article

Mullaney, T. G., Lam, D., Kluger, R., & D’Souza, B. (2019). Randomized controlled trial of probiotic use for post‐colonoscopy symptoms. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, 234-238. doi: 10.1111/ans.14883

Journal - Research Article

Duchalais, E., Glyn Mullaney, T., Spears, G. M., Kelley, S. R., Mathis, K., Harmsen, W. S., & Larson, D. W. (2018). Prognostic value of pathological node status after neoadjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 105(11), 1501-1509. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10867

Journal - Research Article

Mullaney, T. G., Lightner, A. L., Johnston, M., Kelley, S. R., Larson, D. W., & Dozois, E. J. (2018). A systematic review of minimally invasive surgery for retrorectal tumors. Techniques in Coloproctology, 22(4), 255-263. doi: 10.1007/s10151-018-1781-6

Journal - Research Article

Segal, J. P., Penez, L., Elkady, S. M., Worley, G. H. T., McLaughlin, S. D., Mullish, B. H., … Glyn, T., … Hart, A. L. (2018). Long term outcomes of initial infliximab therapy for inflammatory pouch pathology: A multi-Centre retrospective study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 53(9), 1051-1058. doi: 10.1080/00365521.2018.1496271

Journal - Research Article

Glyn, T., & Purcell, R. (2022). Circulating bacterial DNA: A new paradigm for cancer diagnostics [Mini review]. Frontiers in Medicine, 9, 831096. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.831096

Journal - Research Other

Shine, R. J., Glyn, T., & Frizelle, F. (2022). Pelvic exenteration: A review of current issues/controversies. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.17734

Journal - Research Other

Glyn, T., Sagar, P., & Frizelle, F. (2021). Re: Malignant transformation of tailgut cysts is significantly higher than previously reported: Systematic review of cases in the literature. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15908

Journal - Research Other

Espiner, E., Hart, S., Poole, G., Glyn Mullaney, T., & Hoh, S. M. (2020). Beyond COVID-19: Five actions which would improve the health of all New Zealanders. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1515), 125-127. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Mullaney, T. G., & D’Souza, B. (2019). Mesenteric cyst: An uncommon cause of acute abdomen. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89(3), E98-E99. doi: 10.1111/ans.14067

Journal - Research Other

Mullaney, T., & Eglinton, T. (2019). The cost of colorectal complications in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1497), 6-8. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Mullaney, T., & Frizelle, F. (2019). Where are we going with cancer treatment in New Zealand? New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1491), 7-10. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Burke, J. R., Armstrong, G., Mullaney, T., & Jayne, D. (2018). Intra‐operative fluorescence angiography facilitates tailored resection in ischaemic colitis: A video vignette. Colorectal Disease, 20(11), 1050. doi: 10.1111/codi.14403

Journal - Research Other

Mullaney, T. G., Lightner, A. L., Johnston, M., Keck, J., & Wattchow, D. A. (2018). ‘Watch and wait’ after chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(9), 836-841. doi: 10.1111/ans.14352

Journal - Research Other

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