Jeff McCloud

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Background: Laparoscopic groin hernia repair has been shown to be a safe, well-tolerated procedure. Here, we report a series of patients who underwent laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) mesh repair as day cases. Results: We performed 984 repairs on 769 patients, 218 had bilateral repairs. Mean operating time was 25 min for unilateral and 38(More)
Fournier's gangrene has been described after injection sclerotherapy and banding of haemorrhoids as well as after conventional haemorrhoidectomy. In addition, there have been several cases following stapled haemorrhoidopexy. A patient with this complication nearly always presents within the first week following surgery. We present an illustrative case of a(More)
INTRODUCTION Haemorrhoids are a common complaint with estimates suggesting a prevalence of 4% of the adult population. Treatments such as rubber band ligation (RBL), sclerotherapy and excisional surgery have been in use for many years, and recently stapled haemorrhoidopexy, or procedure for prolapsing haemorrhoids (PPH) has gained acceptance. However, there(More)
INTRODUCTION Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) is an accepted way of excising rectal adenomas with low morbidity and mortality, avoiding major resectional surgery. However, there are no agreed criteria for surveillance following TEM. The purpose of this study was to identify criteria to guide surveillance programmes, thus reducing the surveillance(More)
IVAT (in-vehicle assistive technology) is an in-dash interface borne out from a collaborative effort between the Shepherd Center assistive technology team, the Georgia Tech Sonification Laboratory, and Centrafuse. The aim of this technology is to increase driver safety by taking individual cognitive abilities and limitations into account. While the(More)
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