Kohmal Solanki

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BACKGROUND Congenital ranulas seldom occur, with bilateral presentation and prenatal diagnosis reported very rarely. We believe this is the first reported case of a neonate with a antenally diagnosed massive congenital ranula, who went on to develop a non-contiguous contralateral ranula, both contributing to obstruction in a complex paediatric airway. (More)
OBJECTIVE Recent changes to the structure of medical training have placed increasing pressure on foundation year 1 (FY1) doctors to decide upon careers earlier. The deadline for application to core surgical training (CST) at the start of the foundation year 2 (FY2) may deter doctors from pursuing careers in surgery due to insufficient experience and(More)
Admissions records are essential in communicating key information regarding unwell patients and at handover of care. We designed, implemented and evaluated the impact of a standardised surgical clerking proforma on documentation and clinician acceptability in comparison to freehand clerking. A clerking proforma was implemented for all acute general surgical(More)
BACKGROUND Anal fissure is one of the commonest proctological diseases with considerable national variation in sequential treatment. We aimed to audit our compliance of chronic anal fissure (CAF) management with national guidance provided by the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI). METHODS We retrospectively audited(More)
Inflammatory skull base masses are enigmatic and often behaviourally unpredictable. We present a case of idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis (IHP) forming a central skull base mass to illustrate the process required when one investigates such skull base lesions. This is the first description of mass forming or tumefactive IHP extending into the(More)
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