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Surgical assessment clinic – One stop emergency out-patient clinic for rapid assessment, reduced admissions and improved acute surgical service: A quality improvement study (2017)

Type of publication: Journal article Author(s): *Macano C.A.W.; *Lake B.; *Clarke R.; Kirby G.C.; Nyasavajjala S.M. Citation: Annals of Medicine and Surgery; Nov 2017; vol. 23 ; p. 28-31 Abstract: Background There is increasing pressure on emergency services within the

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A Comparison of Operative Time Outcomes in Endoscopic and Open Tympanomastoid Surgery (2016)

Type of publication: Conference abstract Author(s): *Mohamed Rizny Sakkaff and *Duncan Bowyer Citation: The Journal of Laryngology and Otology, Volume 130, Issue S3 (Abstracts for the 10th International Conference on Cholesteatoma). May 2016, pp. S207-S208 Link to more details or full-text:

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Inadvertent returns to theatre within 30 days (IRT30) of surgery: an educational tool to monitor surgical complications and improve our performance as surgeons (2015)

Type of publication: Journal article Author(s): *Sukha A., *Li, E. , *Sykes T., *Fox A., *Schofield A., *Houghton A. Citation: Clinical Governance, October 2015, vol./is. 20/4(208-214 ) Abstract: Purpose – When a patient unexpectedly has to go back to the

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Creating gelatine models for vascular access surgical courses (2015)

Type of publication: Journal article Author(s): *Lambert, J, *Fox, A Citation: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Oct 2015, vol. 97, no. 7, p. 541  

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Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery (LARS): Determine the hiatal defect repair using the intra-operatively calculated surface area (SA) cm2 (2014)

Type of publication: Conference abstract Author(s): *Sukha A., *Adjepong S., *Pattar J., *Sigurdsson A. Citation: International Journal of Surgery, November 2014, vol./is. 12/(S100) Abstract: Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) techniques when repairing

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Mortality following acute native artery embolecotmy for arterial embolism unrelated to peripheral arterial disease (PAD): 18 year review (2014)

Type of publication: Conference abstract Author(s): *Lambert J., *Premaratne S., *Jaipersad A., *Houghton A., *Fox A., *Merriman K. Citation: International Journal of Surgery, November 2014, vol./is. 12/(S114) Abstract: Introduction: Arterial embolism unrelated to peripheral vascular disease (AEUPAD) is known to

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Is the negativity rate of laparoscopic appendicectomies on the increase? (2015)

Type of publication: Conference abstract Author(s): *Sukha A., *Packer H., *Taylor M., *Goodyear S. Citation: Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, April 2015, vol./is. 29/(S313) Abstract: Aims: This study investigates the histological appearance of appendixes from laparoscopic and open appendicectomies.

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How good are surgeons at identifying appendicitis? Results from a multi-centre cohort study (2015)

Type of publication: Journal article Author(s): Strong S., Blencowe N., Bhangu A., Panagiotopoulou I.G., Chatzizacharias N., Rana M., Rollins K., Ejtehadi F., Jha B., Tan Y.W., Fanous N., Markides G., Tan A., Marshal C., Akhtar S., Mullassery D., Ismail A.,

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Monckeberg’s arteriosclerosis: Vascular calcification complicating microvascular surgery (2015)

Type of publication: Journal article Author(s): *Castling B., *Bhatia S., *Ahsan F. Citation: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, January 2015, vol./is. 44/1(34-36) Abstract: Monckeberg’s arteriosclerosis is often an incidental finding, identified either clinically or on plain radiography. It

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Calcaneus osteotomy (2014)

Type of publication: Journal article Author(s): Tennant J.N., *Carmont M., Phisitkul P. Citation: Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2014, vol./is. 7/4(271-276), 1935-973X;1935-9748 (2014) Abstract: Calcaneal osteotomy is an extra-articular, joint-sparing procedure that is used in the correction of cavovarus and

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