Ian Massey

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Aims To report the longer term outcomes following either a strategy of endovascular repair first or open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, which are necessary for both patient and clinical decision-making. Methods and results This pragmatic multicentre (29 UK and 1 Canada) trial randomized 613 patients with a clinical diagnosis of ruptured(More)
In the past two years there has been a resurgence of polio with 21 previously polio-free countries importing wild poliovirus. Wild poliovirus importations into polio-free areas will continue to occur until endemic transmission is interrupted globally. Australia's acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance falls well short of the target of more than 80 per(More)
The pharmacokinetics of orally administered ticlopidine hydrochloride, a novel inhibitor of platelet aggregation, were determined both after a single dose and after 21 days of twice daily dosing in 12 young (mean 28.6 years) and 13 elderly (mean 69.5 years) subjects. Concentrations of unchanged ticlopidine in plasma were measured by g.l.c. After a single(More)
AIMS To investigate whether aneurysm shape and extent, which indicate whether a patient with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) is eligible for endovascular repair (EVAR), influence the outcome of both EVAR and open surgical repair. METHODS AND RESULTS The influence of six morphological parameters (maximum aortic diameter, aneurysm neck diameter,(More)
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