Mubashir G Mulla

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BACKGROUND Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is a common endocrine cancer and frequently presents with lymph node (LN) metastases. The frequency of LN metastases in the lateral compartment and their surgical removal are poorly defined. There are no prospective randomised controlled trials addressing an eventual outcome difference relating to the extent of the(More)
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were (1) to compare different methods of learning basic laparoscopic skills using box trainer (BT), virtual reality simulator (VRS) and mental training (MT); and (2) to determine the most effective method of learning laparoscopic skills. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING King's College, London. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVES Laparoscopic simulators have been introduced as safe and effective methods of developing basic skills. Mental training is a novel training method likened to using the mind as a simulator to mentally rehearse the movements of a task or operation. It is widely used by professional athletes and musicians and has been suggested as a technique that(More)
BACKGROUND Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is a common endocrine cancer and commonly presents with lymph node (LN) metastases. The role of surgical removal of the central cervical LN compartment is poorly defined. There are no prospective randomized controlled trials addressing the relevance to the extent of the initial surgical approach. DESIGN AND(More)
UNLABELLED Cervical lymph nodes (CLNs) are the most common site of metastases in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). Ultrasound scan (US) is the most commonly used imaging modality in the evaluation of CLNs in PTC. Computerised tomography (CT) and (18)fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ((18)FDG PET-CT) are used less commonly. It is widely believed(More)
Large bowel obstruction is a rare and difficult diagnosis in pregnancy. Common causes are caecal and sigmoid volvulus and less common pseudo-obstruction. An infrequent cause of large bowel obstruction from an adhesive band in pregnancy causing diagnostic difficulty is reported. Report of an unusual cause of large bowel obstruction in pregnancy. Diagnostic(More)
GRUNDLAGEN: Die Adenomyomatose ist eine sehr seltene Krankheit der Gallenblase, äußerst selten im Gallentrakt zu finden. Die Symptomatik ist Gallenkolik oder schmerzfreier Ikterus, die zur Fehldiagnose eines malignen Gallentrakttumors fűhren kann. Adenomyomatose ist eine wichtige Differentialdiagnose. METHODIK: (Fallbericht): Wir beschreiben einen extrem(More)