Robbie K. George

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The aim of the study was to evaluate the benefit of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in the management of deep, alloplastic graft infections (Szilagyi grade III) in the groin. From 2000 to 2009, we identified and included in our study 72 deep inguinal infections in 68 patients, involving native as well as synthetic graft or patch material. There were(More)
Records of patients undergoing parathyroidectomy at our institute in the period 1991-2003 were retrospectively analyzed. Pancreatitis was associated in six of 87 patients (6.8%) with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Pancreatitis was the presenting symptom in five patients, while it developed postoperatively in one case. All patients with a past history(More)
Adrenal cysts >10 cm are rare. They generally present as nonspecific abdominal pain and pose a differential diagnostic dilemma to the treating surgeon. A case of a giant adrenal cyst that had presented with abdominal pain and was initially diagnosed as pancreatic pseudocyst is being described here to draw the importance to this entity and to describe the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the outcomes of endovascular interventions on deep veins in patients with venous ulcers (C6). METHODS This was a retrospective review of a case series. All patients with active venous ulceration who underwent endovascular interventions to the deep venous system from February 2011 to June 2013 were included. Patients with C6 disease who(More)
Foot lesions in postrenal transplant diabetics are often overlooked and hence underestimated. An audit of patients attending the authors' department was done. They reviewed the case notes to assess the presentation, clinical profiles, and outcomes of foot infections in patients with diabetes mellitus who received renal transplants at their center. Medical(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary aortic mural thrombus (PAMT) is an uncommon condition but an important source of noncardiogenic emboli with a difficult diagnosis and a high rate of complications, including high mortality. We report our experience of thromboembolic disease from PAMT and review its contemporary management. METHODS Retrospective analysis of prospectively(More)
OBJECTIVE We describe a new technique of valve leaflet closure, reduction internal valvuloplasty (RIVAL), to treat primary deep vein valvular incompetence in patients with C6 venous disease. METHODS The RIVAL method involves excision of redundant valve and suturing of the freshened edge to the wall of the valve station instead of plication at the(More)
Aortic occlusive syndromes encompass a wide variety of aortic and aortoiliac conditions that present with devastating clinical sequale of hypertension coupled with visceral and lower limb ischemia. Clinical presentations, natural history, etio-pathology, diagnosis, management and outcomes of each of these disorders is unique. Risk factor management,(More)
Liver function and histology were studied in 62 patients undergoing elective cholecystectomy. Data from 50 of the cases was subsequently analyzed. Liver function was assessed by biochemical parameters and histological examination of intraoperatively obtained core and wedge liver biopsy. There were no complications associated with the procedure of liver(More)