Robin Calderwood

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AIM Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) accounts for 10000 deaths annually in the UK. Deaths occur in the 6th and 7th decades with loss of potential years of life. Mortality rates of 5% to 8% are reported for elective AAA repair, but no significant improvement in emergency outcome, with community mortality remaining at 80% and operative mortality at(More)
AIM Mortality after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) remains high. Hardman et al. suggested that the following factors predict perioperative death: age >76 years, loss of consciousness, ECG confirmed ischemia, creatinine over 180 micromol/l and hemoglobin below 9 g/dl. A score of 3 or more had 100% mortality. A retrospective study was performed to(More)
David Kells O’Donel Calderwood (“Paddy”) started his career in anaesthetics but decided to join his father as a general practitioner in Great Barr, Birmingham. A year later, his wife, Sandra, also joined the practice. He enjoyed building up the practice, developing it to become a modern centre for patients and staff with a particular focus on trainee(More)
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