R Durai

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Publications

  1. doi An interesting case of acute abdomen
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup, Kent
    BMJ 337:a1953. 2008
  2. pmc Laparoscopic perforostomy for treating a delayed colonoscopic perforation: Novel approach
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH
    J Minim Access Surg 7:239-41. 2011
  3. ncbi Practical application of using local anaesthetics: surgical perspectives
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    Acta Chir Belg 113:64-9. 2013
  4. pmc Role of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-4 in prevention of colon cancer
    Rajaraman Durai
    Academic Division of Surgical and Interventional Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 5:128. 2007
  5. pmc Wegener's granulomatosis presenting as an abdominal aortic aneurysm: a case report
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 1BB, UK
    Cases J 2:9346. 2009
  6. pmc Multi-stream saline-jet dissection using a simple irrigation system defines difficult tissue planes
    Rajaraman Durai
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
    JSLS 14:53-9. 2010
  7. ncbi Novel combination combining J-Vac and VAC sponge for draining a rectal wound
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    Acta Chir Belg 110:402-4. 2010
  8. ncbi Catheter administered deep intestinal enema--case series
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 110:216-20. 2010
  9. ncbi 'Lewisham scoring system' to facilitate the clinical diagnosis of empyema
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 110:590-4. 2010
  10. ncbi Duodenal ulcer perforation: a district hospital experience
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH
    Acta Chir Belg 111:23-5. 2011

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Publications35

  1. doi An interesting case of acute abdomen
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup, Kent
    BMJ 337:a1953. 2008
  2. pmc Laparoscopic perforostomy for treating a delayed colonoscopic perforation: Novel approach
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH
    J Minim Access Surg 7:239-41. 2011
    ..Laparoscopy is increasingly performed for assessing colonoscopic perforations, usually repaired by stitching or stapling, which is associated with a risk of a leak from the suture line...
  3. ncbi Practical application of using local anaesthetics: surgical perspectives
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    Acta Chir Belg 113:64-9. 2013
    ..We have summarised the common usage of local anaesthetics in various situation. The trainees need to gain competence by understanding the basics and practising them under supervision...
  4. pmc Role of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-4 in prevention of colon cancer
    Rajaraman Durai
    Academic Division of Surgical and Interventional Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 5:128. 2007
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  5. pmc Wegener's granulomatosis presenting as an abdominal aortic aneurysm: a case report
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Vascular Surgery, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 1BB, UK
    Cases J 2:9346. 2009
    ..Aortic aneurysm is not common in young patient. When a young patient presents with abdominal aortic aneurysm, there may be an underlying cause...
  6. pmc Multi-stream saline-jet dissection using a simple irrigation system defines difficult tissue planes
    Rajaraman Durai
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
    JSLS 14:53-9. 2010
    ..We describe a simple method for using an irrigation system for saline-jet tissue dissection as a useful adjunct prior to adhesiolysis...
  7. ncbi Novel combination combining J-Vac and VAC sponge for draining a rectal wound
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    Acta Chir Belg 110:402-4. 2010
    ..Here the authors describe their novel technique of combining a J-Vac drain and the sponge of a vacuum assisted closure dressing pack to drain a rectal wound. This modification may be useful for rectal wounds and anastomotic leaks...
  8. ncbi Catheter administered deep intestinal enema--case series
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 110:216-20. 2010
    ..Deep enemas are useful in constipation, pseudo intestinal obstruction, ileus and colonic volvulus either as an adjunct or an alternative to other procedures such as endoscopic decompression...
  9. ncbi 'Lewisham scoring system' to facilitate the clinical diagnosis of empyema
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 110:590-4. 2010
    ..Patients with empyema of gall bladder have a higher mortality rate. We hypothesised a scoring system, which we call the Lewisham Score, to predict the development and diagnosis of empyema...
  10. ncbi Duodenal ulcer perforation: a district hospital experience
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH
    Acta Chir Belg 111:23-5. 2011
    ..Duodenal ulcer perforation still occurs frequently in the 21st century inspite of the wide availability of proton pump inhibitors...
  11. ncbi Outcome of laparoscopy-assisted feeding tube insertion in elderly stroke victims
    R Durai
    University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    Acta Chir Belg 111:88-90. 2011
    ..When percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is not possible, or fails, the patient is referred for laparoscopic gastrostomy or jejunostomy (LAG/J)...
  12. ncbi Perineal pilonidal sinus after an antero-posterior resection of rectum: case report
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough Common, Orpington, Greater London
    Acta Chir Belg 111:182-3. 2011
    ..Pilonidal sinus is common in sacroiliac region and occasionally occurs in the interdigital web space...
  13. ncbi Laparoscopic retroperitoneal/mesenteric lymph node sampling: a safe and effective technique
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery and Haematology, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH, UK
    Singapore Med J 52:758-62. 2011
    ..However, the tissue obtained by this method is insufficient to define and type the tumour. This article demonstrates the feasibility and safety of the laparoscopic approach in obtaining an adequate volume of lymph node tissue for typing...
  14. ncbi Ileo-ileal intussusception from Crohn's ileitis
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 72:653. 2011
    ..Crohn's disease can cause abdominal pain and diarrhoea. A 33-year-old man presented with a 3-month history of recurrent abdominal pain and occasional diarrhoea...
  15. ncbi Simple technique of selecting the correct feeding gastrostomy button
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK
    Acta Chir Belg 111:351-3. 2011
    ..The button often leaks and the correct size and length is difficult to choose. The authors describe an easy and perfect way of choosing the correct size and length button by using Foley catheters...
  16. ncbi Role of angio-embolisation in trauma--review
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham London SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    Acta Chir Belg 110:169-77. 2010
    ..Exsanguination from solid organs and from the venous system is one of the commonest causes of mortality in trauma. This review focuses on the role of angioembolisation in trauma...
  17. doi "Spaghetti technique"-novel technique to facilitate laparoscopic appendicectomy and cholecystectomy
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LH, United Kingdom
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:667-8. 2009
    ..We found this technique very useful in improving the traction and stability of the organs in order to facilitate dissection...
  18. ncbi Colonic pseudo-obstruction
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup DA14 6LT, The United Kingdom
    Singapore Med J 50:237-44. 2009
    ..In spite of available medical and surgical interventions, the outcome remains poor...
  19. ncbi Easy way of gluing the skin of surgical wounds
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 63:1115-7. 2009
    ..Cyanoacrylate glue is commonly used for approximation of skin after various surgical procedures...
  20. ncbi Use of drains in surgery: a review
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH
    J Perioper Pract 19:180-6. 2009
    ..This article will introduce the principles and practice of various types of drains and highlight the importance of understanding how surgical drains promote quality patient care...
  21. doi Perirectal abscess following procedure for prolapsed haemorrhoids successfully managed with a combination of VAC sponge and Redivac systems
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London SE13 6LH, UK
    Tech Coloproctol 13:307-9. 2009
    ..The authors describe a novel combination using the sponge of the VAC dressing and sealed Redivac system to drain an open rectal wound, consequence of a perforation after stapled haemorrhoidopexy...
  22. ncbi Metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting as a breast lump in a treated breast cancer patient
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary s Hospital, Frognal Avenue, Sidup, Kent DA14 6LT, The United Kingdom
    Singapore Med J 50:e277-9. 2009
    ..Subsequent computed tomography of the abdomen confirmed a renal primary tumour. The patient was referred to the renal oncologist for palliative treatment...
  23. doi Umbrella and roll-up techniques of mesh insertion for laparoscopic hernia repair: a comparative study
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:949-51. 2010
    ..Deploying a mesh during laparoscopic hernia repair can be difficult and possibly challenging for a trainee surgeon...
  24. ncbi Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of Clostridium difficile infection
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2958-62. 2007
    ..This review provides a comprehensive update on pathogenesis and management of Clostridium difficile infection for health professionals all over the world...
  25. ncbi How to insert a perfect chest drain
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London
    Acta Chir Belg 109:652-4. 2009
    ..Not many juniors get several opportunities to perform chest drains. It can be difficult to insert a chest drain perfectly in distressed patients with pneumothorax or pleural effusion under local anaesthesia...
  26. doi Two port laparoscopic-assisted removal of a migrating rectal foreign body
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High St, London, SE13 6LH, UK
    Tech Coloproctol 14:263-4. 2010
    ..Most of them can be removed manually per ano. Here, we report a case of a big soft foreign body in the recto-sigmoid, which required the assistance of laparoscopy to enable retrieval...
  27. doi Bridge vacuum-assisted closure: a novel technique of using a single vacuum machine for multiple adjacent wounds
    R Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, SE13 6LH, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 64:93-4. 2010
    ..To describe a simple method of applying the VAC dressing to multiple wounds...
  28. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the epiglottis: a rare presentation
    Rajaraman Durai
    University Department of Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:274-7. 2006
    ..Immunostaining was positive for S-100 protein. The patient was treated with radiotherapy, and he remained well 1 year after the diagnosis with no evidence of recurrence...
  29. ncbi 'Indirect VAC': a novel technique of applying vacuum-assisted closure dressing
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup, DA14 6LT
    J Perioper Pract 18:437-9. 2008
    ..We describe a novel technique of applying VAC therapy indirectly which is much more comfortable and convenient for the patient while mobilising...
  30. doi Managing a chest tube and drainage system
    Rajaraman Durai
    University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK
    AORN J 91:275-80; quiz 281-3. 2010
    ..This article provides an overview of indications, insertion techniques, and management of chest tubes...
  31. doi Novel methods of closing 10-mm laparoscopic port-site wounds
    Rajaraman Durai
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:791-3. 2009
    ..Closure of these port sites can be difficult. In this article, we describe two novel methods of closing 10-mm laparoscopic port-site wounds, which are simple, effective, easy, and do not require any special instruments...
  32. doi Surgical vacuum drains: types, uses, and complications
    Rajaraman Durai
    University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK
    AORN J 91:266-71; quiz 272-4. 2010
    ..Nurses should know how to care for drains, how to reinstate the vacuum pressure when necessary, and the potential complications that could result from surgical drain use...