Andrew R Moriarity

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
Treatment strategies for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients have undergone dramatic changes in the past decade and despite improved patient outcomes, there still exist areas for continued development. The introduction of targeted agents has provided clinicians with additional treatment options in mCRC, however, results have been mixed at best.(More)
BACKGROUND quadriceps tendon (QT) ruptures are significant injuries that are relatively uncommon. The diagnosis of QT ruptures is frequently missed or delayed. An association between the presence of a patella spur and QT ruptures has been suggested in the literature. PATIENTS AND METHODS the Hospital Inpatient Enquiry system was used to gather data on all(More)
Placement of a self-expanding metal stent (SEMS) in patients presenting with colorectal cancer as an acute large bowel obstruction may obviate emergency surgery, potentially effectively palliating incurable cancers and acting as a bridge to surgery in patients with operable tumours. We present our experience with stenting for malignant acute large bowel(More)
Introduction. The Royal College of Surgeons in England published guidelines in 2008 outlining the information that should be documented at each surgery. St. James's Hospital uses a standard operation sheet for all surgical procedures and these were examined to assess documentation standards. Objectives. To retrospectively audit the hand written orthopaedic(More)
The primary aim of this study was to analyze the current level of evidence available on the surgical management of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE). Secondary aims were to correlate the level of evidence with the impact factor of the journal to evaluate the level of evidence over time, and to evaluate the geographic distribution of the studies.(More)
INTRODUCTION Osteoporosis and related fractures constitute a significant burden on modern healthcare. The standard method of diagnosing osteoporosis with a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan is limited by accessibility and expense. The thickness of the cortex of the proximal femur on plain radiographs has been suggested to be a method for(More)
To cite: Ni Fhoghlu C, Ellanti P, Moriarity A, et al. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/ bcr-2015-209942 DESCRIPTION Quadriceps tendon (QT) ruptures are uncommon injuries that predominantly affect middle-aged men. Ruptures occur as a result of direct or indirect trauma to the knee with a powerful eccentric(More)
Esophageal perforation in achalasia is rare. The risk would mainly follow pneumatic dilatation, and spontaneous perforation has not been described. We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the midesophagus in a 56-year-old woman with treated achalasia in whom the perforation occurred during a meal and was not preceded by emesis. A gastrografin swallow(More)