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One-third of patients fail to return to work 1 year after surgery for colorectal cancer.
BACKGROUND: Achieving full recovery after colorectal cancer surgery means a return to normal physical and psychological health and to a normal social life. Recovery data focusses on time to discharge rather than longer ...
Are we meeting the British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for cholecystectomy post-gallstone pancreatitis?
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to audit the current management of patients suffering with gallstone pancreatitis (GSP) at a university teaching hospital for compliance with the British Society of Gastroenterology ...
Audit of emergency laparotomy undertaken at the royal derby hospital compared to the results of the UK emergency laparotomy network; do we meet the optimum standards of care?
Introduction: To compare our performance locally at The Royal Derby Hospital against the recently published National Emergency Laparotomy Audit by the Emergency Laparotomy Network. Methods: Prospective data were collected ...
Torsion of epiploic appendix presenting as acute pancreatitis.
Epiploic appendagitis is a little-diagnosed condition capable of mimicking various pathologies. Here, we present a case presenting as acute pancreatitis.
Multifocal necrotising fasciitis: a rarer presentation of a rare disease.
Necrotising fasciitis is a rare life-threatening surgical emergency in which timely diagnosis and treatment are key. We present a case in which a patient rapidly succumbed to synchronous multifocal necrotising fasciitis ...
Scapholunate interosseus ligament reconstruction on a cadaver: A technique
BACKGROUND: Acute rupture of the scapholunate interosseus ligament is a relatively frequent occurrence which can be repaired primarily by direct suturing. However, patients are often seen a few weeks after injury when most ...
Gastric outlet obstruction secondary to incarcerated pylorus in an inguinal hernia.
Inguinal hernias are a common presentation to surgical admission units throughout the world. The majority of presentations are due to hernias containing either fat or small bowel. However, a wide range of intra-abdominal ...