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Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) under local anaesthesia (LA) enables the assessment of the two parameters of stump pressure and contralateral stenosis as predictors of neurological complications both intra- and postoperatively. Over a 7 year period, 175 carotid endarterectomies were performed under LA and of these, stump pressure measurements and angiographic… (More)
Groin wound infection is a dreaded complication of vascular surgery and may jeopardize an underlying graft. A variety of skin closures have been used and the object of this study was to prospectively determine the relationship between skin closure and wound infection. One hundred fourteen consecutive patients (70 men and 44 women) undergoing bypass surgery… (More)
Paraduodenal hernias are the commonest form of intra-abdominal hernia. We report on a rare paraduodenal hernia involving the duodenojejunal recess.
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