Peter Lee Chong

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Compartment syndrome is an infrequent but serious complication which can occur post-operatively. In our case, a patient developed severe left calf pain following short saphenous vein surgery. She underwent emergency fasciotomy and made an excellent recovery. Informed consent for varicose vein surgery should probably include the possibility of developing(More)
Spontaneous fistulation of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) into the inferior vena cava (IVC) is an unusual and infrequently encountered complication in clinical practice. In the majority of cases, it is a diagnosis made on the operating table, during surgical repair of AAA. We report a patient with an aortocaval fistula diagnosed preoperatively on(More)
BACKGROUND Mandatory continuing professional development (CPD) was introduced in 2005 in Victoria, Australia to ensure that dental practitioners maintained their skills, knowledge and kept up-to-date with current topics in dentistry. The aim of this study was to investigate the participation, impact on practice and attitudes of Victorian dentists and dental(More)
OBJECTIVE Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) has been proposed as an alternative to surgery for patients with high-grade symptomatic carotid disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of patients that were suitable for each type of intervention and to analyse the reasons that precluded stenting. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether re-do varicose vein surgery as a day case is feasible and safe. METHODS Data were collected retrospectively on 70 consecutive patients (77 legs) undergoing re-do sapheno-femoral or sapheno-popliteal ligation by consultant surgeons as day cases. Follow-up was by structured telephone interview. RESULTS The 70 patients comprised(More)
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