Anna O'Kelly

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BACKGROUND In the emergency management of patients with pelvic fractures, there is ongoing debate about the roles of angiography and open pelvic packing. It is agreed that some form of haemorrhage control is required for patients who are haemo-dynamically unstable despite resuscitation. We set out to determine whether on-call general and orthopaedic(More)
Between six and eight per cent of cases of malignant melanoma lack pigmentation on macroscopic examination, making accurate early diagnosis difficult. Delays in diagnosis and misdiagnosis are common in cases of subungual melanoma. We report a patient with an amelanotic subungual malignant melanoma who presented with a lesion that closely resembled a(More)
BACKGROUND We aim to describe trends in failure to rescue (FTR) among elderly patients undergoing elective open aortic aneurysm repair (OAR) and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR). MATERIALS AND METHODS All patients aged ≥80 y recorded in the Vascular Quality Initiative database (2002-2014) undergoing nonruptured infrarenal AAA repair were(More)
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