Roderick Robertson

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BACKGROUND Group A streptococcal puerperal sepsis is an uncommon peripartum infection that can quickly progress to a fulminant, multisystemic infection and life-threatening toxin-mediated shock. This infection can be asymptomatic during a short hospital stay after a routine delivery. Early treatment with antibiotics might not alter the course of tissue(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to assess the incremental role of CT venography (CTV) combined with pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) in detecting venous thromboembolic disease with a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS MEDLINE, Embase, and Web of Science were searched for relevant original articles published(More)
Lack of standardised procedures and the varied expertise of decision-makers can make manner of death determination in ambiguous cases equivocal in its own right. The aim of the present study was to identify factors influencing coronial manner of death determinations in cases of equivocal death. Twenty-nine equivocal cases were randomly selected from the(More)
Many congenital lesions of the thorax are detected for the first time in adulthood when they can simulate a wide range of pathologies, including infection and neoplasia. They can be broadly classified into tracheobronchial, parenchymal, vascular, and combined parenchymal/vascular abnormalities. An awareness of their typical imaging features enables a(More)
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