- Inflammatory pseudotumour of the caecum: a case report
Department of General Surgery, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie
Scott Med J 49:157-8. 2004
..She recovered well and was discharged home 5 days post-operatively. At present, she is free of symptoms...
- Hernias are the most common cause of strangulation in patients presenting with small bowel obstruction
University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6NT, UK
Hernia 10:338-40. 2006
..Strangulation is associated with a 10-fold increase in mortality. The aim of the present study was to identify the most frequent causes of strangulation in patients presenting with small bowel obstruction...
- Laparoscopic colorectal resection does not reduce incisional hernia rates when compared with open colorectal resection
University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, G11 6NT, Scotland
Surg Endosc 22:689-92. 2008
..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence of incisional hernias after elective open colorectal resection versus laparoscopic colorectal resection...
- A complex fistula caused by an eroding pelvic mesh sling
Professorial Unit of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, G11 6NT, UK
Hernia 11:75-8. 2007
..He had to have a total cystectomy, small bowel resection and mesh removal in order to alleviate his symptoms...
- Closure of loop ileostomies: is early discharge safe and achievable?
Department of General Surgery, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, UK
Scott Med J 55:27-9. 2010
..Thus early discharge following closure of a loop ileostomy, can be achieved with an acceptably low serious complication rate...
- Conversion of hip arthrodesis to hip resurfacing: a case report
Department of Orthopaedics, Monklands Hospital, Monkscourt Avenue, Airdrie, ML6 OJS, United Kingdom
J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 17:243-4. 2009
..Conversion to a total hip replacement or hip resurfacing leads to resolution of symptoms in most patients. We report a 40-year-old man who underwent conversion of a hip arthrodesis to hip resurfacing with good results...
- Laparoscopic colonic resection in fast-track patients does not enhance short-term recovery after elective surgery
University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
Colorectal Dis 9:368-72. 2007
..The aim of our study was to investigate whether laparoscopic colorectal resection improved recovery with the use of a multimodal rehabilitation programme...