Ahmed M El-Sharkawy

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UNLABELLED Qualitative studies suggest that patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) experience significant problems with memory and concentration. Studies of nonhepatic disease have linked hypotension and cognitive impairment. In this study, we determined the prevalence of cognitive symptoms in PBC, examined the relationship between symptoms and overt(More)
INTRODUCTION Traditionally uncomplicated elective hernia operations were performed by surgical trainees; allowing them to develop key competencies and skills transferable to emergency hernia surgery. Daycase surgical units (DCU) are increasingly accommodating operations that traditionally contributed to operating lists in general elective theatres. We aim(More)
PURPOSE To highlight missed training opportunities in daycase surgery for trainees to acquire competency in vascular anastomosis by performing arteriovenous fistula (AVF) formations. METHODS Operative Room Management Information System records were reviewed for AVF procedures in daycase and general theatres at a UK Foundation Trust between 2007 and 2012.(More)
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