Ahmed M El-Sharkawy

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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)
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)
Method A systematic literature search was carried out to identify articles on anorectal varices, and the search strategy identified 57 relevant references. The inclusion criteria included a consecutive cohort of patients having treatment for anorectal varices with details of success rates and the number of different techniques used. Exclusion criteria(More)
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