R B Galland

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Berkshire Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Subintimal angioplasty for superficial femoral artery occlusion: poor patency in critical ischaemia
    B M Smith
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:361-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms and concomitant coronary artery disease. Is routine dipyridamole thallium scintigraphy still justified?
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:417-22. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Popliteal aneurysms: controversies in their management
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, London, UK
    Am J Surg 190:314-8. 2005
  4. pmc Nineteenth century amputations at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
    R B Galland
    Vascular Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 85:393-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Popliteal aneurysms: distortion and size related to symptoms
    R B Galland
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:534-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Early results of retrograde transpopliteal angioplasty of iliofemoral lesions
    S Saha
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:378-82. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Endovascular and open approaches to non-thrombosed popliteal aneurysm repair: a meta-analysis
    R E Lovegrove
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:96-100. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Stenting for localised arterial stenoses in the aorto-iliac segment
    S Saha
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AN, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:37-40. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in patients undergoing major amputation
    S A Grimble
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:215-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of femorofemoral crossover grafts
    R Pursell
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 92:565-9. 2005

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Publications47

  1. pmc Subintimal angioplasty for superficial femoral artery occlusion: poor patency in critical ischaemia
    B M Smith
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:361-5. 2005
    ..There is no consensus as to short- and long-term patency. We present our experience with this technique...
  2. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysms and concomitant coronary artery disease. Is routine dipyridamole thallium scintigraphy still justified?
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 44:417-22. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Popliteal aneurysms: controversies in their management
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, London, UK
    Am J Surg 190:314-8. 2005
    ..Their rate of thrombosis is no worse than that of grafts after elective bypass. Intra-arterial thrombolysis for acute thrombosis should be restricted to intra-operative usage to clear run off...
  4. pmc Nineteenth century amputations at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
    R B Galland
    Vascular Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 85:393-5. 2003
    ..To describe 19th century amputations carried out at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading...
  5. ncbi request reprint Popliteal aneurysms: distortion and size related to symptoms
    R B Galland
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:534-8. 2005
    ..To examine size and distortion of popliteal aneurysms (PA) in relation to symptoms produced at presentation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early results of retrograde transpopliteal angioplasty of iliofemoral lesions
    S Saha
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:378-82. 2001
    ..It should be considered for flush SFA occlusions or iliac disease with tandem CFA/SFA disease where the contralateral femoral approach is often technically difficult...
  7. doi request reprint Endovascular and open approaches to non-thrombosed popliteal aneurysm repair: a meta-analysis
    R E Lovegrove
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:96-100. 2008
    ..Endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysms is a relatively new technique that is still undergoing evaluation. The aim of this study was to compare outcomes following open and endovascular approaches...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stenting for localised arterial stenoses in the aorto-iliac segment
    S Saha
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AN, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:37-40. 2001
    ..Primary patency following iliac stenting for claudication and critical ischaemia were 97% and 86% at three years respectively. CONCLUSION: PTA and stenting of aorto-iliac stenoses can be safely achieved with durable results...
  9. ncbi request reprint Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in patients undergoing major amputation
    S A Grimble
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:215-8. 2001
    ..01). CONCLUSION: In view of the high morbidity and mortality in patients with MRSA positive isolates specific antibiotic prophylaxis against MRSA should be considered in patients undergoing major amputation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of femorofemoral crossover grafts
    R Pursell
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 92:565-9. 2005
    ..An ideal result is an uncomplicated operation with primary wound healing, relief of ischaemic symptoms without recurrence and no need for further intervention...
  11. pmc Vascular surgical emergencies: how will future surgeons be trained?
    T Richards
    Vascular Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:646-9. 2006
    ..Following introduction of shift working patterns, we wished to assess how these changes may affect vascular training and vascular on-call cover...
  12. doi request reprint History of the management of popliteal artery aneurysms
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:466-72. 2008
    ..The aim of treatment then was to induce thrombosis. Now it is to prevent thrombosis...
  13. pmc Five-year retrograde transpopliteal angioplasty results compared with antegrade angioplasty
    C Evans
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:347-52. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of PA compared with FA during a 5-year period...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arterial thrombosis associated with malignant disease
    M Javid
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:84-7. 2008
    ..This study examines the outcome of patients with malignant disease who present with arterial thrombosis...
  15. pmc Reduction in varicose vein services: impact on operative training
    A Bajwa
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:789-91. 2007
    ..This study examines the impact of rationing varicose vein operations on operative training on a general surgical unit with a vascular interest...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patency following successful thrombolysis of occluded vascular grafts
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22:157-60. 2001
    ..Following successful graft lysis the role of anticoagulation and careful graft surveillance require further investigation...
  17. pmc Changes in the provision of vascular surgery in a single health region over 10 years
    M J Stechman
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:439-42. 2005
    ..This study examines changes in vascular service provision and activity in a single UK health region over 10 years...
  18. pmc A waiting list to go home: an analysis of delayed discharges from surgical beds
    R T Benson
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:650-2. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to analyse patients who were unable to be discharged from a surgical ward despite being surgically fit to leave...
  19. ncbi request reprint Major groin complications following the use of synthetic grafts
    R J Exton
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:188-90. 2007
    ..Long term complications are often not emphasized. This study describes false femoral aneurysms (FFA) and infection following use of synthetic graft in the groin...
  20. pmc Vascular surgery within general surgery: an analysis of workload 1989-2005
    S Q Ashraf
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:682-4. 2007
    ..This study examines the changing relationship between general and vascular surgery in a district general surgical unit over 16 years...
  21. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing provides a predictive tool for early and late outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm patients
    A R Thompson
    Vascular Surgery Department, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 93:474-81. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) predicts 30-day and mid-term outcomes when assessing suitability for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  22. ncbi request reprint MRSA in lower limb amputation and the role of antibiotic prophylaxis
    T Richards
    Vascular Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London, UK
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:37-41. 2005
    ..Many develop infective complications. MRSA is associated with poor prognosis. Aim of the study is to assess MRSA in lower limb amputation and efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessing arterial inflow before infra-inguinal bypass grafting: a survey of the members of the Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
    M S Whiteley
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Cardiovasc Surg 7:70-3. 1999
    ..Most respondents use single-plane angiography to assess inflow before infra-inguinal grafting. Two views and functional tests are used more commonly by surgeons working in larger or teaching hospitals and those performing more grafts...
  24. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of 21,178 patients undergoing open or endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    R E Lovegrove
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 95:677-84. 2008
    ..Several studies have compared outcomes after elective open and endovascular approaches to abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery, with varying results...
  25. pmc Transmetatarsal amputation: an 8-year experience
    S R Thomas
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 83:164-6. 2001
    ..Time to healing is often lengthy, and failed healing results in higher amputation. These issues need to be fully discussed with the patient who is considered for TMA...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of popliteal aneurysm
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 89:1382-5. 2002
    ..The best management of patients with a popliteal aneurysm has yet to be established. This paper describes an experience of managing both patent and acutely thrombosed popliteal aneurysms...
  27. pmc Variation in general practitioner referral of patients with arterial disease
    S A J Grimble
    Departments of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 85:83-7. 2003
    ..To compare patterns of referral for arterial disease in two areas in the UK...
  28. ncbi request reprint The current role of intra-arterial thrombolysis
    T Richards
    Vascular Unit, Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, U K
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 26:166-9. 2003
    ..the role of intra arterial thrombolysis (IAT) in the management of peripheral vascular disease has come under scrutiny. This study aims to assess current usage and indications for IAT in the U.K...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expansion rates of asymptomatic popliteal artery aneurysms
    A A Pittathankal
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:382-4. 2004
    ..Little information exists on growth rate and therefore optimum scanning intervals. The aim of this paper is to define growth rate of PA managed conservatively...
  30. pmc Spontaneous and permanent resolution of cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery
    R Pursell
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:77-8. 2004
  31. pmc Popliteal aneurysms: from John Hunter to the 21st century
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:466-71. 2007
    ..Intra-arterial thrombolysis for thrombosed popliteal aneurysms is associated with unacceptably high numbers of complications and thrombolysis should be reserved for intra-operative use only...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcome following bypass, and proximal and distal ligation of popliteal aneurysms
    B Box
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Br J Surg 94:179-82. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe early and late results of proximal and distal ligation for popliteal aneurysm (PA), combined with bypass, with particular reference to the fate of the excluded aneurysm...
  33. pmc Cover arrangements for consultants on leave: an analysis of job descriptions
    C Pearson
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J R Soc Med 94:77-8. 2001
    ..This arrangement is particularly hazardous in surgical specialties. If elective surgery is to continue when the consultant is absent, arrangements for leave and cover need to be more clearly defined...
  34. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care of emergency surgical admissions: impact on SpR training
    S F C Ledwidge
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
    Surgeon 6:136-8. 2008
    ..Continuity of patient care is an important component of surgical education. This study assesses continuity of care in the current working climate...
  35. pmc Is a palpable short saphenous vein a useful clinical sign in varicose vein assessment?
    S Aiono
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 83:105-7. 2001
    ..The combined tests had 78% sensitivity, 73% specificity, 76% PPV and 100% NPV. Palpation of the SSV is a valuable part of clinical examination. If the SSV is not palpable, it is unlikely to reflux...
  36. ncbi request reprint A 1 year prospective study of management and outcome of patients presenting with critical lower limb ischaemia
    C M H Bailey
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AN, U K
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 25:131-4. 2003
    ..to determine management of patients with critical lower limb ischaemia (CLI) from first presentation to investigation and treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Combined fascia and mesh repair of incisional hernias
    M J Lawson-Smith
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, RG1 5AN, Reading, UK
    Hernia 10:262-5. 2006
    ..This technique is associated with low postoperative morbidity and a low recurrence rate. Patients presenting with incisional hernias have a poor long-term prognosis which needs to be borne in mind when planning intervention...
  38. ncbi request reprint Remote superficial femoral endarterectomy: Long-term results
    K Devalia
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 31:262-5. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine long-term results following successful remote superficial femoral endarterectomy (RSFE)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Inflow disease: an under-recognised cause of infra-inguinal graft failure?
    R B Galland
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, UK
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:297-8. 2002
  40. doi request reprint Doctors' knowledge of radiation -- a two-centre study and historical comparison
    D C Bosanquet
    Department of Surgery, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Ynysmaerdy, Llantrisant, UK
    Clin Radiol 66:748-51. 2011
    ..To investigate knowledge of the use of ionizing radiation in 2010 and whether there has been any change in this knowledge since the study was first undertaken over 7 years ago...
  41. ncbi request reprint Results of thoracoscopic sympathectomy for the treatment of axillary and palmar hyperhidrosis with respect to compensatory hyperhidrosis and dry hands
    M J Wilson
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5AN, United Kindgom
    Surg Endosc 19:254-6. 2005
    ..We examined the results of thoracoscopic sympathectomy (TS) for palmar and axillary hyperhidrosis with respect to operative method, symptom control, patient satisfaction and complications...
  42. ncbi request reprint Severity scores in surgery: what for and who needs them?
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:59-62. 2002
    ..However, this may be achieved in time. All surgeons need to be involved in further refinements of scoring systems...
  43. pmc Intra-operative peritoneal lavage--who does it and why?
    O J H Whiteside
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:255-8. 2005
    ..Intra-operative peritoneal lavage (IOPL) is widely practised but its benefits are unclear. The frequency and pattern of its use amongst general surgeons is investigated...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sartorius transposition in the management of synthetic graft infection
    R B Galland
    Department of Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23:175-7. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Prioritisation of vascular outpatient appointments cannot be based on referral letters alone
    N N B Patel
    Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, Ynysmaerdy, Rhondda Cynon
    Surgeon 6:140-3. 2008
    ..A large number of such referrals are received each week from general practitioners. It is important to prioritise patients with conditions that need to be dealt with quickly...
  46. pmc Doctors' knowledge of radiation exposure: questionnaire study
    S Shiralkar
    Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 2HQ
    BMJ 327:371-2. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Natural history of the ectatic aorta
    P S Basnyat
    Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Ynsmaerdy, Llantrisant, Wales, UK
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:273-6. 2003
    ..To define the natural history of ectatic abdominal aortas and to assess the clinical need for follow-up...