Daniel L H Baird

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The aim of this study was to identify the mode of presentation and incidence of colorectal cancer in pregnancy (CRC-p), assess the outcomes of the mother and foetus according to gestational age, treatment delivered and cancer features and location. A systematic review of the literature was carried out to identify studies reporting on CRC-p and pooled(More)
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the surgical technique, short-term oncological and perioperative outcomes for the transabdominal division of the levator ani muscles during abdominoperineal excision of the rectum (APER). A systematic review was performed to identify studies reporting on transabdominal division of the levator ani during APER. A(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess resection margin status and its impact on survival after abdominoperineal excision and pelvic exenteration for primary or recurrent rectal cancer. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Resection margin is important to guide therapy and to evaluate patient prognosis. METHODS A meta-analysis was performed to assess the(More)
BACKGROUND Efficient handover of patient information is fundamental for patient care and service efficiency. An audit exploring surgeons' views on written handover within a Trust's surgical specialties concluded that clear deficiencies existed. Such concerns have been echoed in the General Medical Council's guidance on safe surgical handover. AIMS To(More)
Current endovascular treatments for isolated iliac artery aneurysms (IIAAs) include the use of aortoiliac stent grafts with coverage of the distal aorta or stent grafts confined to the iliac artery without active proximal fixation. We report our experience in the use of custom-made Cook Zenith(TM) iliac limb stent grafts with proximal barb fixation.(More)
7th National Congress of the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery Rome, September 30–October 3, 2017 Presidents: Claudio Coco, Claudio Mattana, Carlo Ratto Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Podium presentation in plenary session INDOCYANINE GREEN-ENHANCED FLUORESCENCE TO ASSESS BOWEL TRANSECTION IN LEFT-SIDED COLON AND RECTAL RESECTION G. Maggi, P.(More)
There is an ever-growing need, with the ongoing developments in research and the progress towards patient centered care, to delineate standardized protocols of management of anal cancer. However, guidelines from different societies show some degree of disagreement. This is a systematic review of the literature to identify similarities and discrepancies(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate whether adjuvant chemotherapy will affect recurrence rate or disease-free and overall survival in patients with rectal adenocarcinoma who were staged with MRI node-positive disease (mrN+) preoperatively. These patients underwent neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy with curative rectal cancer surgery and their pathological(More)
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